A report out last week from the center-left Brookings Institution highlights that, although a little bit of progress has been made on budget...
Employment prospects for young people have gotten much worse since 2000, but those prospects vary from place to place. The Brookings Institution just released a comprehensive report on the state of youth employment and unemployment, and things are grim. Show More Summary
Another study has confirmed what we already know: San Francisco is the second most unequal county in the country. Figures from the Brooking Institute and now Trulia confirm that the distance between the top 10% and the bottom 10% of...
Strobe Talbott is president of the Brookings Institution and chairman of the State Department's Foreign Affairs Policy Board. Deputy secretary of state in the 1990s, he was President Bill Clinton's point man on the former Soviet Union. Show More Summary
WOW!… Just Wow! Brookings Institute fellow John Hudak, a committed leftist, posted this tweet Saturday at CPAC 2014. Hudak claimed no one showed up for the Minority outreach panel at CPAC 2014. Of course, the tweet spread like wildfire and … Continue reading ?
According to a recent study by the Brookings Institute, Chicago ranked eighth in income inequality amongst 50 cities in the United States. Based on census data, Chicago's richest 5 percent earned $201,460, while those in the poorest 20 percent earned $16,078. [ more › ]
Yesterday, the same day as Gov. Christie's speech was delivered to a standing-O but plenty of empty seats (as Paul Mulshine notes), John Hudak, a fellow at the Brookings Institution and editor of their Fix Gov blog made this observation: Big problem for GOP. Show More Summary
The Brookings Institute is out with a new report identifying America’s most unequal cities. Interestingly, many of these happen to be the same cities Harvard economists identified as having the highest income mobility. Surprised? For...Show More Summary
Last week, Pando exclusively revealed how the Brookings Institution produced propaganda packaged as news segments after receiving money from anti-pension billionaire John Arnold. This native advertising scheme successfully laundered Arnold’s ideology through a quasi-academic brand. Show More Summary
Is racial bias from NBA referees a thing of the past? According to a Brookings Institution study conducted by Devin G. Pope, Joseph Price and Justin Wolfers, the answer to that question appears to be a resounding yes. The previous research,...Show More Summary
Almost 13% of the U.S. population is foreign-born, for a total of over 40 million people, according to The Brookings Institution. The belief that anyone can pull themselves up by their bootstraps in America still resonates today and drives many immigrants to come to the States try their luck. Show More Summary
Los Angele's economy is doing great and everyone is benefitting! "Everyone" here referring to just the city's richer residents. A new report by the Brookings Institution shows that Los Angeles has the ninth highest rate of income inequality in...
Do healthier cities experience greater income inequality? That’s one of the implications of a new Brookings Institution study released this week. Larger, more dynamic cities – think New York, San Francisco and DC – are more unequal than their smaller, less economically-diverse counterparts. As it turns out, a rising tide doesn’t necessarily lift all boats. […]
If Democrats want to combat income inequality in the USA, then perhaps they should start where it is the greatest … in cities dominated by the Democratic Party. As cited by the New York Times, the Brookings Institution has published a study that shows where in the USA income inequality is the greatest. Here […]
Map courtesy of Brookings Institution San Francisco has the second highest gap between the rich and the poor in the United States, according to a new study from the Brookings Institution released today. Read more »
According to a new study by the Brookings Institution, D.C. has the fifth highest economic inequality gap in the nation. [ more › ]
The Brookings Institution search to find a replacement for Martin Indyk, its director of foreign policy who's been seconded to the State Department as special envoy for the Arab-Israeli peace process, is a sign the Obama administration...Show More Summary
Benjamin Wittes of the Brooking Institution has become the go-to non-government NSA apologist. One of his most recent articles is a true work of rhetorical artistry, in which he tries to explain why saying "the NSA doesn't spy on Americans" is acceptable shorthand for the fact that the NSA spies on pretty much every American. Show More Summary
Ben Bernanke is at the Brookings Institution and Janet Yellen is in charge at the Fed. And, if Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker is to be believed, it doesn’t matter at all. The central bank’s Federal Open Market Committee agreed...Show More Summary
Ben Bernanke is back behind a desk just three days after ending his tenure as head of the world's most powerful central bank. ||| New York - Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke began his new job at the Brookings InstitutionShow More Summary