Blog Post by: Halley Potter , on July 1, 2014
Today, the National Coalition of Diverse Charter Schools was launched, bringing together charter schools and networks from across the country. TCF fellow Halley Potter discusses what this means for racial diversity in education.
Blog Post by: Zeinab Khalil , on July 1, 2014
Syrian women are the most exploited of refugees displaced because of conflict in the area. Zeinab Khalil, TCF's foreign policy intern, tells the story of initiatives working to empower them instead of exploiting them.
Blog Post by: Jeff Madrick , on July 1, 2014
To make it easier for readers to wrestle with the myriad questions raised by Thomas Piketty's new tome, Capital in the 21st Century , we have created a repository of the most significant commentary on the Piketty thesis. We will continue to update this collection until the conversation is exhausted.
Blog Post by: Erin Nelson , on July 1, 2014
Erin Nelson, TCF publications intern, made quite the discovery while sifting through archives at the New York Public Library. Edward Filene, TCF's founder, was ahead of his time when it came to understanding the global economy, Nelson writes.
Blog Post by: Clio Chang , on June 27, 2014
TCF Rediscovering Government intern Clio Chang discusses the positive benefits of parents reading aloud to infants when it comes to poverty.
Blog Post by: Margaret Mattes , on June 27, 2014
On Monday, the federal government agreed to give Corinthian Colleges Inc. access to $16 million in federal money. In this post, TCF domestic policy intern Margaret Mattes discusses the implications of this decision on higher education.
Blog Post by: Halley Potter , on June 26, 2014
Race-based affirmative action has faced a number of legal challenges over the past two decades. TCF policy associate Halley Potter reveals a surprising silver lining.
Blog Post by: Mike Cassidy , on June 25, 2014
TCF policy associate Michael Cassidy parallels the United States' World Cup "loss" to Portugal to the creation of better anti-poverty policy.
Blog Post by: Erin Nelson , on June 25, 2014
Members of the Islamic group Tehrik-e-Taliban (TTP) killed 36 airport personnel in Pakistan this month. TCF publications intern Erin Nelson shows how the attack signals a much bigger problem in South Asia.
Blog Post by: Neil Bhatiya , on June 24, 2014
A focus on short-term costs is blinding the business community to the severity of climate change risks, according to a new report released by The Risky Business Project. TCF policy associate Neil Bhatiya explains.
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