• Breaking down the Iran deal. Brookings Institute’s Suzanne Maloney dissects the Iran nuke deal.
Wall Street Journal op-ed: Handsome Is As Handsome Gives: Donors to Charity Aren't Merely Generous Souls; They're Happier, Healthier and Better Looking Too, by Arthur Brooks (President, American Enterprise Institute): The philanthropy monitor Giving USA estimates that U.S. nonprofits and houses of worship received an amazing $316 billion in 2012....
Elaine C. Kamarck is the founding director of the Brookings Institution's newly minted Center for Effective Public Management, which will focus on identifying and solving political and governance challenges in 21st century America. Kamarck,...Show More Summary
The U.S. Treasury plans to appoint Michael Hirson as its top rep in China, replacing David Dollar, a longtime China hand who returned this summer to Washington, D.C., to work at the Brookings Institution.
A chance visit to Meadow Brook Hall by a curator from the Detroit Institute of Arts has led to the rediscovery of a significant work by a 17th-century Spanish artist and a unique learning opportunity for Oakland University (OU) art students. Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) Geroge Will draws attention to a serious study of the Cash for Clunkers program by Ted Gayer and Emily Paker, published by the Brookings Institution. Will quotes the study’s conclusion: “The $2.85?billion in vouchersShow More Summary
A multidisciplinary research team at Stony Brook University has received a five-year $3.8 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health, to develop new drugs for pain, inflammation, and potentially drug addiction. Show More Summary
As voters head to the polls to determine a number of local and statewide elections throughout the country today, several campaign and government experts gathered at the Brookings Institution in Washington to preview next year’s midterm elections. Charlie Cook, editor and p …
Also, a minimum $9.7 billion loss on the GM bailout
According to a Brookings evaluation of the Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS), more commonly known as Cash for Clunkers, the $2.85-billion program cost taxpayers $1.4 million for each of the 3,676 jobs created by it from June to December 2009. Show More Summary
“A new analysis from the Brookings Institution’s Ted Gayer and Emily Parker found that the program was fairly inefficient as economic stimulus and mostly pulled forward auto sales that would have happened anyway. It also cut greenhouse-gas...Show More Summary
In today's Planet Waves, I expose more antics of Mohonk Preserve and Open Space Institute, in particular their effort to kick Brook Farm CSA Project off the land it's been renting for 10 years so... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves Daily Astrology Blog for full links, other content, and more!
Ian Wallace is a visiting fellow in the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence at the Brookings Institution and previously a senior official at the British Ministry of Defence, where he helped develop UK cyber strategy. I'm...Show More Summary
In a new paper for the Brookings Institution, Sheila Burke and Elaine Kamarck try to identify the "questions that will determine the long-term versus the short-term success or failure of the law." The thing you're hearing about now -- the … Continue reading ?
Cliff Winston of the Brookings Institution talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about his recent article in the Journal of Economic Literature on the U.S. transportation system. Winston argues that the while the United States has a very good transportation system overall, it is extremely expensive and poorly organized. Show More Summary
Not an Onion headline: Azerbaijan released election results before voting had even started. (Thanks Fergus.) Are developing countries de-industrialising too early? Julia Gillard begins life at the Brookings Institution as a fellow in its Center for Universal Education. Show More Summary
The U.S. policy in Syria is unraveling, and yesterday Shadi Hamid of the Brookings Institution gave a concise explanation as to why that is happening. Hamid cited an article by IHS Janes analyst Charles Lister that explains how a new...Show More Summary
This Henry Aaron is not the home run hitting former baseball player, but the longtime top tax expert at the Brookings Institution. In today's New York Times he has an op-ed entitled "Obama Should Ignore Debt Ceiling: (I have actually linked to Mark Thoma's economist view links for today, but it is the top one there). Show More Summary
Monday’s Jansing & Co. line-up: Lynn Sweet, Chicago Sun-Times, E.J Dionne Brookings Institution, Washington Post Columnist; Rep. Adam Schiff, (D) California; Ezekiel Emanuel, University of Pennsylvania and MSNBC Contributor; Keith Boykin, BET Columnist, Demo …
Melanie Hunter at CNS News reports Al Gore launched some hot rhetoric at the normally sedate Brookings Institution on Friday on the threat of a shutdown over Obamacare. " I think the only phrase that describes it is political terrorism." He spoke in an alleged Tea Party voice:... -