Amb. James K. Glassman
Executive Director of The George W. Bush Institute and Expert on Issues Involving Economics, Technology and Financial Markets
Amb. James K. Glassman Blog
Town Hall Outrage: Populist Fury or Political Theater?
On his blog, James K. Glassman has offered his take on the recent town hall fiasco. Is the dustup sincere outrage or simply political theater? "Town halls have become town hells," says Mark McKinnon, a former adviser to President Bush who supported Barack Obama in the November election. He was referring, of course, to contentious meetings betwe...Read More
WSJ: The Cyber Way to Knowledge
James K. Glassman, former under secretary of state for public diplomacy and public affairs, recently wrote in the Wall Street Journal about the next revolution in education. Here's an excerpt: Every three years, the Program for International Student Assessment ranks the education levels of 15-year-olds around the world. The most recent test, in...Read More
NYT Op-Ed: GM Plan Will Ruin Bond Market
Mere days before GM filed for bankruptcy, James K. Glassman, former under secretary of state for public diplomacy and public affairs in the George W. Bush administration, wrote an op-ed in The New York Times warning that President Obama's plan for the nation's largest auto company will destroy faith in the bond market. He explains why below: Ge...Read More
Forbes.com: TARP Is 'Becoming Roach Motel'
James K. Glassman has a strict warning about the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). In his guest commentary on Forbes.com, Glassman, the president of the World Growth Institute and former undersecretary of state in the Bush Administration, wrote the TARP may soon be a failed system in which "you can get in, but you can't get out". Read an ex...Read More