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Benefits of Sanders’s College Plan Bigger for Wealthy, Analysis Finds

A Brookings Institution analysis says Bernie Sanders's college plan would give nearly $17 billion in aid to the upper half of U.S. earners, while giving less aid to the poorest.

From Rust Belt to Brain Belt: Can Former Industrial Cities Turn into Future Innovation Hubs?

A new book argues that a smart manufacturing revival is helping revive formerly struggling industrial cities When authors Antoine van Agtmael and Fred Bakkergave gave a talk last week at the Brookings Institute about the economic future...Show More Summary

Multidimensional Poverty and Race in America

Richard V. Reeves, Edward Rodrigue, and Elizabeth Kneebone at the Brookings Institution: Multidimensional poverty and race in America: Poverty is typically defined in terms of a lack of adequate income, especially in U.S. policy debates. But the experience of poverty...

James L. Sundquist, political scholar and presidential speechwriter, dies at 100

The Brookings Institution fellow once wrote speeches for President Harry S. Truman.

What Bernie Sanders Gets Right

I have a new column: What Bernie Sanders Gets Right: A little over a year ago, Bernie Sanders expressed one of the themes of his presidential campaign in a speech at the Brookings Institution: We are moving rapidly away from...

Plane Truth

3 weeks agoNews : Reason

A irline deregulation has saved travelers big money—$15 billion a year, according to a Brookings Institution estimate. But it has also led to increased service, even to small cities. In part, this is because the hub-and-spoke systems...Show More Summary

Brookings Nearly Canceled Erdogan’s Speech After Assault on Reporters

Renowned Washington think-tank The Brookings Institution came close to cancelling a speech by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s an hour before the event, after the flagrant attack by the Turkish leader’s guards on journalists and protestors gathered outside the foundation’s headquarters in Washington D.C., Foreign Policy revealed.

Erdogan's Guards Violence Against Peaceful Protesters ‘Unacceptable’ - DOS

The United States views violence against peaceful protesters, including assaults by Turkish security guards on the demonstrators near the Brookings Institution on Thursday, as completely unacceptable, US Department of State spokesperson Elizabeth Trudeau told reporters on Friday.

Scuffle Between Reporters, Protesters and Turkish Security in D.C.

What is this, Turkey? Turkish security for Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan was not afraid of putting their hands on journalists and protesters outside the left-leaning Brookings Institute in Washington, D.C.

Turkish Security Removal of Journalists Violates Brookings Policy

The attempt by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security guards to remove credentialed reporters from a Brookings Institution event does not cohere with the organization’s policy, Brookings director of facilities operations, Joe Clapper, told Sputnik on Thursday.

Erdogan: Turkey, Russia 'Common Interests' Demand Restoration of Relations

Turkey and Russia need to reestablish a relationship because they are two critical countries that share many of the same interests, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said during an address at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC on Thursday.

Erdogan’s Security Team Thinks They Have Jurisdiction in Washington, DC

As Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivered a speech before the Brookings Institute on Thursday, a largely peaceful protest assembled outside. To quell the legal assembly, the embattled leader’s security detail clashed with journalists, in a scene reminiscent of the media crackdown in Ankara.

Turkey’s Erdogan came to Washington, and things got a bit crazy

4 weeks agoNews : BlogPost

Visiting Washington this week to attend the Nuclear Security Summit, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived at the Brookings Institution Thursday morning to deliver a highly anticipated speech. His country sits at the intersection...Show More Summary

Turkish President's Arrival Brings Chaos to Downtown Washington

Skirmishes between protesters, police, and Turkish security personnel broke out in the streets of downtown Washington, DC, shortly before Turkish President Recep Tayyip ErdoÄ?an was set to give a speech at the Brookings Institution. ErdoÄ?an...Show More Summary

Demonstrations 'Out of Control' Outside Erdogan Speech in DC

As Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was set to deliver a speech at the Brookings Institution in Washington DC, protests erupted, resulting in violence.

Poverty Solutions: Psychological Immunization and Neurological Alteration

Center on Children and Families at Brookings. (2014). Essay series on character and opportunity. Washington, DC: The Character and Opportunity Project of the Brookings Institution. Retrieved from Dweck, C. Show More Summary

Live Blog: Brookings Institution Examines Possibility of Next Recession in United States

last monthNews : Truthdig

The Federal Reserve is the central banking system of the United States and was created on Dec. 23, 1913. (AgnosticPreachersKid / CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons) 11:10 a.m. PST Wendy Edelberg is up. She says CBO projects deficits will increase from 2.9 percent in 2016, up from from 2.8, and to 4.9 percent in 2026. Show More Summary

Putin’s Reckless Nuclear Saber-Rattling is Just Show

This article first appeared on the Brookings Institution site. Reuters and the newspaper L’Obs reported last week that the French navy in January detected a Russian ballistic missile submarine off the French Atlantic coast in the Bay of Biscay. Show More Summary

How Much Wealth and Income Does America’s 1 Percent Really Have?

A new paper from the Brookings Institute suggest that the gap may actually be smaller than economist once thought.

'China’s Trilemma—and a Possible Solution'

Just say no to monetary policy: China’s trilemma—and a possible solution, by Ben Bernanke, Brookings Institution: China’s central banker, Zhou Xiaochuan of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), and other top Chinese officials recently launched a communications offensive to persuade...

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