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The Redistribution Reality

Democrats Face a Nation Increasingly Skeptical of Their Mission

Two fascinating pieces at the New York Times last week reveal liberal anxiety over American views of wealth redistribution. 676 more words

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Single black female BA seeks educated husband: Race, assortative mating and inequality

Single black female BA seeks educated husband: Race, assortative mating and inequality
Source: Brookings Institution

There is a growing trend in the United States towards assortative mating — a clunky phrase that refers to people’s tendency to choose spouses with similar educational attainment.

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Social And Cultural Issues

Murphy, focused on 2017 N.J. governor's race and not on U.S. Senate bid, focuses on economic innovation at Newark forum

NEWARK – In a room with views of the downtown Newark skyline, former U.S. Ambassador to Germany and potential 2017 Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy offered the room a view of a better economic future for New Jersey based on economic innovation and urban renewal. 645 more words

Time to move from Ideas to Implementation: Leading Thinkers

We have resources and ideas but now there is need to focus on productivity and implementation said Dr Subir Gokarn, Director of Research, Brooking India and Senor Fellow, Brooking Institutions while addressing the session on Ideas that could change the Indian Economy at the National Conference and Annual Session 2015 of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Monday in New Delhi. 536 more words

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