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Op-ed: The toxic worldview of Ta-Nehisi Coates

...child before age 21 and get married before childbearing. Among the people who do these things, research from the Brookings Institution tells us, about 75 percent attain the middle class, broadly defined.Maybe a writer of the skill and moral...
Op-ed: President Obama declares war on climate change

...Obama predicting that summers could be ice-free there by around 2050. Man the battle stations? Well, no. A Brookings Institution article notes that "what we're seeing in the Arctic is that receding ice is triggering commercial competition...

...planners and the drifters.The senior fellow at the Brookings Institution argues in a new book, "Generation Unbound...motivation to care for them.The book, from Brookings Institution Press, is out Thursday.A conversation with...
The great equalizers

...complicated: Graduate from high school, get a job and get married before having children. Ron Haskins of the Brookings Institution writes in the journal National Affairs, "Census data show that if all Americans finished high school, worked...
What others say: Consumers could benefit from change in law

...Natural Resources Committee, last week made a forceful case for lifting the ban. The senator spoke Tuesday at the Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy organization in Washington."I am calling for ending the prohibition on crude-oil...
Shrinking government? A lot of claims, but take another look

...are likely to get the job done. There's much more to it than that, according to an analysis issued by The Brookings Institution, a privately financed think tank that describes itself as a bridge between scholarship and public policy...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

...his Social Security program than he does at tax reform,'' said Henry J. Aaron, an economics analyst at the Brookings Institution. ''I think you can move the pea around under the shell a little more readily on Social Security.'' Aaron...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

...the Democrats can learn to behave like an opposition party,'' said Henry J. Aaron, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, a liberal-leaning think tank based in Washington. ''That means taking popular stands and not paying quite...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

...terrorists, and I am confident that we will prevail.'' Michael O'Hanlon, a foreign policy scholar at the Brookings Institution, said he has no doubt that bin Laden timed his message to coincide with the U.S. election. ''But I don't...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

... ''His conservative base will expect him to deliver,'' said Thomas Mann, a presidential scholar at the Brookings Institution. Pushing measures dear to the religious right could limit his bargaining ability on other issues and make him...


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