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Student Loans Debt Crisis: It Only Gets Worse

A new research from the Brookings Institution has shed some light on the exploding student debt crisis in the U.S. The numbers are horrifying (for details see https://www.brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/scott-clayton-report.pdf) (emphasis... The post Student Loans Debt Crisis: It Only Gets Worse was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!

Turnover In Trump’s White House Is ‘Record-Setting’

NPR: “If President Trump’s first year in office seemed chaotic from a staffing perspective, there’s a reason. Turnover among top-level staff in the Trump White House was off the charts, according to a new Brookings Institution report.” “Turnover in Trump’s [...]

America’s student debt crisis 'is worse than we thought'

A new Brookings Institution report projects substantially worst student loan defaults than previous estimates. The report predicts as much as 40% of students could be in default by 2030. There are $1.4 trillion in US student loans outstanding,...Show More Summary

A top Fed official says a policy shift once seen as radical is 'not nearly as scary as you might think'

John Williams, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, thinks the central bank needs new tools to fight chronically low inflation. Williams, speaking at a Brookings Institution conference in Washington, made the caseShow More Summary

Trump Saw Record Number of First-Year Staff Departures

Wall Street Journal: “According to Kathryn Dunn-Tenpas, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution who has tracked White House turnover rates over three decades, the Trump administration’s 34% turnover rate—21 of the 61 senior officials she has tracked have resigned, [...]

Jared Kushner’s Voice

The Prince is speaking at the Brookings Institution’s Saban Forum right now:  

Williamson Presents Why Americans Are Proud To Pay Taxes Today at Columbia

Vanessa S. Williamson (Brookings Institution) presents Read My Lips: Why Americans Are Proud to Pay Taxes (Princeton University Press 2017) at Columbia today as part of its Davis Polk & Wardwell Tax Policy Colloquium Series hosted by Alex Raskolnikov and Wojciech Kopczuk: Conventional wisdom holds that Americans hate taxes. But...

Women are better in tech than men, says a report - CNET

2 months agoTechnology / Internet : Webware

The Brookings Institution finds that women have better digital skills than men but are still underrepresented in the industry.

Stop focusing just on startups: Digitalization of U.S. workforce impacts every industry, report finds

Brookings Institution report finds broad technological shifts in the workplace, akin to another ‘Industrial Revolution,’ and cities should take note When Mark Muro, a senior fellow and researcher at the Brookings Institution, began studying...Show More Summary

Debating America's Purpose

Curt Mills Politics, North America Representatives of the Brookings Institution are no fan of the president, but they disagree with the classical liberal Right that the United States should veer far from its present course. Representatives...Show More Summary

What TPC Does and Why We Do It

Since we were founded in 2002 as a joint venture of the Urban Institute and the Brookings Institution, the Tax Policy Center (TPC) has brought...

Downloadable Dataset of Pell Recipient Graduation Rates

Earlier this week, my blog post summarizing new data on Pell Grant recipients’ graduation rates at four-year colleges was released through the Brookings Institution’s Brown Center Chalkboard blog. I have since received several questions...Show More Summary

Anacleto Rapping, Los Angeles Times photographer and "my best friend for 30 years."

Anacleto Rapping, photographer, photography, photojournalism, Yosemite, Brooks Institute, Nelson Mandela, apartheid, South Africa, USA Women's soccer, Ocean's Eleven, Don Cheadle, Oscars, Academy Awards.

Anacleto Rapping, Los Angeles Times photographer and "my best friend for 30 years."

Anacleto Rapping, photographer, photography, photojournalism, Yosemite, Brooks Institute, Nelson Mandela, apartheid, South Africa, USA Women's soccer, Ocean's Eleven, Don Cheadle, Oscars, Academy Awards.

Did Donald Trump obstruct justice?

The Brookings Institute has just released a 108-page, single-spaced, fully-footnoted, tightly-reasoned indictment of Donald Trump. The whole document is here. At the risk of spoiling it for you, here is the key part of the conclusion:  With that caveat, our review of the facts and the law leads us to the view that the president likely... View Article

Top Washington Think Tank: Trump ‘Likely Obstructed Justice’

3 months agoHumor / odd : Snopes

The Brookings Institution says in a report that firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller would strengthen the evidence of improper conduct.

Trump’s constant demands for loyalty may be his undoing

Donald Trump is a man who craves respect, both from his peers in the form of praise and from his subordinates in the form of loyalty. Unfortunately, as a new report by the Brookings Institution explains, that need for loyalty and devotion may eventually be his undoing. During the 2016 campaign, Trump stood out for […]

Scholars Say Trump Likely Obstructed Justice

From a new Brookings Institution paper: “Our review of the facts and the law leads us to the view that the president likely obstructed justice. Should that conclusion be borne out, we believe he will be held to account under [...]

Are Trump’s generals on the verge of committing the biggest blunder of his presidency?

5 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Arming Ukraine has always been a bad idea. It was a bad idea when it was first proposed by the Brookings Institution in early 2015 and it’s a bad idea now that Defense Secretary James Mattis is reviving it. It was a bad idea under Barack Obama, before Russia’s alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S....

Are Trump's Generals on the Verge of Committing the Biggest Blunder of His Presidency?

James Mattis is considering arming Ukraine—a strategy that's sure to backfire. Arming Ukraine has always been a bad idea. It was a bad idea when it was first proposed by the Brookings Institution in early 2015 and it’s a bad idea now that Defense Secretary James Mattis is reviving it. Show More Summary

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