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Elizabeth Warren reveals the financial industry's efforts to secretly influence lawmakers

Sen. Elizabeth Warren may have receded to the background of the raucous 2016 presidential race, but the popular Massachusetts lawmaker is still striking fear into the heart of the financial industry. 536 more words

Do hate and racism drive support for Donald Trump? | Brookings Institution

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This is an insightful and reflective article from Richard Skinner, offering some possibly explanations for Trump’s popularity, published by think-tank Brookings Institution. 128 more words


These schools are driving student loan defaults

Much has been made of the so-called student loan crisis, but a new paper out Thursday from The Brookings Institution suggests that the apparent apocalypse is “selective.” It’s concentrated among a subset of borrowers: students at for-profit and community colleges. 314 more words


The myth behind America’s deficit

The dog days of August have given way to something much worse. Congress returned to session this week, and the rest of the year promises to be nightmarish. 988 more words


US Seeks Occupation As US Fighters Flood Syria

US corporate-funded policy think-tank, the Brookings Institution, published a June 2015 paper titled, “Deconstructing Syria: Towards a regionalized strategy for a confederal country.” The signed and dated open-conspiracy to divide, destroy, … 939 more words

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More builders and fewer traders: A growth strategy for the American economy | Brookings Institution

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This short but compelling article, published by leading think-tank, the Brookings Institution is a must read. Whilst the article is focused on the US, it equally relevant to the UK. 119 more words