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Impact
The recently published book by Richard E. Feinberg provides a good opportunity to revisit the economic prospects of Cuba
Business
Did you hear that one of our fave DIY resources is changing with the times? I call Home Depot one of our favorites, because they are the fourth largest retailer in the United States, with consistent sales growth over the past two years. Haven't we all shopped there at some point?
Politics
A new survey finds rising numbers who say the deck is stacked and our best days are over.
Politics
It's been a tough week for Beltway insiders.
Post 50
The old-age dependency ratio we rely on has a big, glaring weakness: It assumes that at age 65 everyone will become an 'old-age dependent' -- meaning retire and leave the workforce. And the reality is, that isn't the case now and certainly won't be true in the future.
Politics
Over the last year, Clinton has begun to strike a more cautious tone in her discussions of nuclear negotiations. Though she
Politics
As if it weren't bad enough that the Information Age deluged us with data, now we're finding out that some of our favorite metrics aren't telling us what we really want to know.
Business
The above video featuring Richard V. Reeves, a fellow at the Brookings Institution, is part of an interactive feature that
Politics
It was the saddest roll call I've ever heard. "I'm Nelba; my daughter's name is Ana; she was six." "I'm Mark; my son's name
Business
The below chart illustrates as much: A previous study by the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, a national organization
Education
Most Americans remain broadly supportive of testing, with only nine percent of respondents in a 2011 poll expressing opposition
Business
Only 4.9 percent of all workers in the United States used public transportation in 2010, down from 5 percent in 2009, according
College
"I guess I thought I'd get a good job and make a decent enough salary and be able to live like a middle class person,” says
Politics
Puentes pointed to a handful of Western and coastal communities where a dense urban population as well as geographic barriers
The World Post
Consistency provides America with protection by undermining the criticism used to rally recruits in counter-U.S. efforts. An inconsistent track record -- humanitarian intervention in some cases but not others -- gives fodder to our foes.
Politics
Word has just reached us that Robert Kagan -- one of the top tier serious intellectuals among neoconservatives, and currently Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace -- is moving his franchise over to Brookings.
Politics
These ministers represent the national government, but run programs that have a deep reach into the village, district, and
Business
More than a few smaller, dynamic cities have already exceeded economic output levels seen before the recession. According