Blog Post by: Richard D. Kahlenberg , on April 22, 2014
The Supreme Court ruled 6-2 today in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action that voters can amend a state constitution to ban race-based affirmative action by referendum. TCF senior fellow Richard Kahlenberg explains what this means for college admissions.
Blog Post by: Jeff Madrick , on April 21, 2014
TCF's newest fellow, Jeff Madrick, tackles the oft-discussed Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty at BillMoyers.com. His piece, titled "An Indictment of the Invisible Hand," points out the disconnect between economists' praise of Piketty's recent tome and action on inequality today.
Blog Post by: The Century Foundation , on April 17, 2014
The Century Foundation announced today that Janice Nittoli, President of the organization, has resigned from her position for health reasons.
Blog Post by: Zachary Bernstein , on April 16, 2014
Weeks after it was handed down, the Supreme Court’s ruling in McCutcheon v. FEC continues to reverberate through the political world. Blogger Zachary Bernstein writes about the ruling's effect on the recent merger between media giants Comcast and Time Warner Cable.
Blog Post by: The Century Foundation , on April 14, 2014
Century Foundation senior fellow Barton Gellman shared journalism’s top prize today. The Pulitzer committee awarded its public service medal to The Washington Post and The Guardian for their respective coverage of the National Security Agency’s massive surveillance program. Gellman, who led the Post’s coverage, based much of his reporting on documents leaked by Edward Snowden, a former NSA contractor now living in exile in Russia.
Blog Post by: Neil Bhatiya , on April 14, 2014
In the last of its series of reports on the state of our climate change knowledge, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned that the world is perilously close to overshooting a previously agreed upon target for slowing worldwide temperature increase, according to the text of the report’s Summary for Policymakers released in Berlin Sunday. Policy associate Neil Bhatiya has more.
Blog Post by: Paul Jargowsky , on April 9, 2014
Americans increasingly live in high-poverty neighborhoods, according to an analysis released by TCF fellow Paul Jargowsky last December. And now, new data shows high-poverty neighborhoods are getting worse--quickly.
Blog Post by: Peter Osnos , on April 9, 2014
With Robert McNamara in The Fog of War, the filmmaker captured a painful redemption bid. But the star of The Unknown Known doesn't think he needs redemption at all.
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