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President Obama is Going to Kenya: Dumb or Nah?

Witney Schneidman, Fellow at the Brookings Institution, wrote this rebuttal of Harvard professor Robert Rotberg’s Politico piece which panned President Obama’s upcoming trip to the country for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit as a bad idea. 214 more words

Africa

PODCAST -- ACR Boiler Room EP# 006

via ACR Boiler Room
May 6, 2015

Tune in to the Alternate Current Radio Network tonight for another episode of ‘The Boiler Room’ with its new 2 hour format, with the LIVE broadcast starting at 11:00 PM-1:00AM EST, or 8:00 PM-10:00PM PST. 129 more words

News

CONFIRMED: US “Operation Rooms” Backing Al Qaeda in Syria

via New Eastern Outlook
by Tony Cartalucci
Apr 11, 2015

US policy think-tank Brookings Institution confirms that contrary to propaganda, US-Saudi “moderates” and Turkey-Qatar “Islamists” have been coordinating all along.  485 more words

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JAMES TARANTO: Obama’s Poverty Paradox

Wall Street Journal — He contradicts himself without realizing it.

President Obama yesterday spoke at Georgetown University about the question of poverty, but rather than giving a speech, he participated in a panel featuring an opposing point of view—that of Arthur Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute. 73 more words

Politics

Good fortune, dire poverty, and inequality in Baltimore: An American story

Good fortune, dire poverty, and inequality in Baltimore: An American story
Source: Brookings Institution

The unrest in Baltimore has fostered nationwide discussion about the root causes of the tensions in the city’s poor neighborhoods that led to an outbreak of riots and mass protests.

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Business And Economics

Learning By Doing

The two biggest problems facing our country today are a stagnant economy and an exploding national debt.  Faster economic growth would help pay our bills by bringing in more tax revenue.  275 more words

Jack Heidel

Drivers licenses prove increasingly less necessary among Millennials

Getting behind the wheel is increasingly less important among young Americans as in years past.

A 2012 report published by the Frontier Group and the U.S. 514 more words

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