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Fighting poverty with opportunity

“Poverty is changing, and policy responses must change too,” argues an important recent report published by the right-leaning American Enterprise Institute and the left-leaning Brookings Institution. 663 more words

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The U.S. can’t afford to end its global leadership role | Ivo Daalder and Robert Kagan - Brookings Institution

In this excellent Brookings publication, it is argued that the economic, political, and security strategy that the United States has pursued for more than seven decades is under attack by leading political candidates in both parties. 97 more words


Tax filing: Is there a better way to do it here in the United States?

Tax filing day has come and gone, and for millions of Americans, it’s another reminder of how complicated and convoluted our current tax collection system is. 624 more words


The Bipartisan Enemy of the Good

Frontpage, by Caroline Glick, April 5, 2016:

Originally published by the Jerusalem Post.

On March 25, The New York Times published an editorial effectively calling for US President Barack Obama to abandon the US alliance with Egypt. 1,405 more words

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Turkish President Erdogan's Security Detail Assaults Reporters in Washington, D.C. 

From the Atlantic


Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security detail manhandled reporters and protesters at an event at which the Turkish president was speaking. 659 more words


Welfare Versus the Benefit of Work

Welfare Versus the Benefit of Work

by Bill Lockwood

Commonplace are the stories such as the one that broke on March 22 about Nicholas Jackson in Martin County, FL. 1,069 more words

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For one group of people, seeing friends decreases happiness

It might seem obvious that, for most people, happiness is positively correlated with friendships. But a paper published last month in the British Journal of Psychology found one notable exception: Extremely intelligent people become less happy when they spend more time with their friends. 325 more words