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Choose to Be Civil

This past Sunday, American Enterprise Institute president, Arthur Brooks, wrote an op-ed for the New York Times titled "Choose to Be Grateful. It will make you happier." I encourage you to read it. He uses a thanksgiving experience from 24 years ago to make that point that "acting grateful can actually make you grateful." Dr. Show More Summary

Girls' Education: A Pathway to a Better Life

What Works in Girls Education, a new book published by The Brookings Institution, extols the far-reaching benefits of educating young women and girls around the world. In study after study, the evidence presented only confirms what many of us already suspected -- girl's education is among the smartest and most worthy investments a country can make. Show More Summary

The US Ally With More ISIS Supporters Than Any Other Country

The Saudi government has essentially been a puppet dictatorship for the US for many years. A recent study published by the Brookings Institution reviewed Twitter data from all over the world to track down the locations that had the most support for the terrorist group ISIS. Show More Summary

Choose To Be Grateful. It Will Make You Happier.

New York Times Sunday Review: Choose to Be Grateful. It Will Make You Happier, by Arthur C. Brooks (President, American Enterprise Institute): For many people, gratitude is difficult, because life is difficult. Even beyond deprivation and depression, there are many ordinary circumstances in which gratitude doesn’t come easily. This point...

Why Split Hairs Over a Viable Economic Development Program?

The EB-5 Regional Center Program is a thriving engine of job creation, with an economic impact in just about all 50 states across a broad range of industries. In early 2014, the Brookings Institute estimated that the program has generated at least $5 billion in investment in U.S. Show More Summary

No Bigger Question: Will There Be War with China?

Peter Navarro Security, Asia Crouching Tiger Project: To find answers, I filmed interviews with experts across the spectrum of thought – from Heritage and Hudson to Brookings and Carnegie, from the Institute of Peace to the Naval War College.   A Note from our Executive Editor, Harry J. Show More Summary

Law Schools' Rejection Of Ideological Diversity Has Adverse Consequences For Students And Faculty

New York Times op-ed: Academia’s Rejection of Diversity, by Albert C. Brooks (President, American Enterprise Institute): One of the great intellectual and moral epiphanies of our time is the realization that human diversity is a blessing. It has become conventional wisdom that being around those unlike ourselves makes us better...

The Future Of Civic Technology

By: Dr. Hollie Russon-Gilman, Beeck Center Fellow Original post appeared on the Brookings Institute TechTank Blog on April 20th, 2015. There are many conversations concerning "civic technology," or "civic tech" and the opportunities for leveraging digital tools to benefit the public. Show More Summary

The same-sex marriage fight between Clinton and Sanders: Setting the record straight

4 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Gil Troy is a professor of history at McGill University and a visiting scholar in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution for the fall of 2015. His latest book — his tenth — is The Age of Clinton: America in the 1990s (Thomas Dunne Books, 2015).  The fight between former Secretary of State...

Why Ending China’s One-Child Policy May Be Too Little Too Late

As Feng Wang of the Brookings Institution put it, “The era of uninterrupted supplies of young, cheap Chinese labor is over.” The post Why Ending China’s One-Child Policy May Be Too Little Too Late appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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Americas The Navy’s Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) will reportedly be equipped with over-the-horizon missiles for their next deployment, with the specific model not yet determined. With the Brookings Institution rightly pointing out that...Show More Summary

Brookings Institution: None of NATO’s Members Could Match Russia in the Sky

The Russian Air Force in Syria left many Western military experts surprised, as they didn’t expect that Russia had the capacity to carry out military operations with such efficiency, the Washington-based Brookings Institution said.

Brookings Institute Sharply Critical of Federal Marijuana Policy

The Brookings Institution, a venerable non-profit research and education association which has been ranked the most influential think tank in the world, has issued a 21-page report entitled "Ending the U.S. government's war on medical...Show More Summary

The government is stifling medical marijuana research, major think tank declares

In a strongly-worded new report out Tuesday, researchers at the Brookings Institution call on the federal government to eliminate roadblocks to medical marijuana research in the U.S. "The federal government is stifling medical research...Show More Summary

3 reasons why Uber will win in the end

We have a Love-Hate relationship with Uber. Love them? The headline of a recent Fast Company cover story on the company: “Admit It. You Love Uber.” Hate them? A recent Brookings Institute column is entitled “Is Uber a threat to democracy?”...Show More Summary

'The greatest transfer of wealth in history': Meeting the threat of economic cyber espionage

Fergus Hanson is author of Internet Wars: The Struggle for Power in the 21st Century. This post on economic cyber espionage (parts of which were also included in an article for the Brookings Institution) is part of a series that will...Show More Summary

The Corruption of Scholarship

For many readers, Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren’s calling attention to a potential conflict of interest for a researcher associated with the Brookings Institution probably didn’t even register. But among those who cash in on supposed academic objectivity, it was very … Continue reading ?

Genes to Novel Therapeutics in Autism Among Topics at Stony Brook Medicine's "Meeting of the Minds"

The Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute will hold its 6th Annual Meeting of the Minds Symposium on October 30, from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, in the Charles B. Wang Center at Stony Brook University.

Elizabeth Warren’s giant leap for the left: Why her war with a corporate-friendly think tank matters

By picking a fight with the ostensibly "liberal" Brookings Institution, Warren broadens the spectrum of debate

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