Blog Post by: Richard D. Kahlenberg , on June 29, 2015
This morning, the Supreme Court announced that they would rehear the Fisher v. University of Texas case on affirmative action. TCF fellow Richard Kahlenberg provides his thoughts on the decision.
Blog Post by: Morton Abramowitz , on June 26, 2015
Already roughly a fifth of Syrians have fled the country seeking refuge, with many millions more trapped within the country in need of urgent aid. TCF fellow Morton Abramowitz talks the ever-growing conflict in Syria.
Blog Post by: Sam Adler-Bell , on June 26, 2015
Since 9/11, more Americans have been killed at the hand of right-wing extremists than Muslim extremists. TCF policy associate Sam Adler-Bell discusses the recent mass shooting in Charleston and which crimes should be defined as "terrorism."
Blog Post by: Yvette Chen , on June 25, 2015
The Texas Dept. of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project ruling is a victory for combating racial inequality, but fair housing has a long way to go before discrimination is truly eliminated.
Blog Post by: Lauren Sukin , on June 23, 2015
Mass incarceration in America has put nearly 2 million individuals behind bars. The next step toward rehabilitation, however, is not faring much better, with increasing corruption invading many halfway houses.
Blog Post by: Clio Chang , on June 22, 2015
Recent & historical events have suggested that there is a racial double standard when it comes to determining who should receive the death penalty.
Blog Post by: Neil Bhatiya , on June 19, 2015
The UN Green Climate Fund will provide support to mitigation and adaptation projects within developing nations facing the affects of climate change, but it should also address one increasingly critical need: environmental peacebuilding.
Blog Post by: Halley Potter , on June 19, 2015
The National Head Start Program provides low-income children with affordable access to pre-K, however a recent DHHS proposal would make this program even better by increasing the potential for classroom diversity.
Blog Post by: Neil Bhatiya , on June 18, 2015
Monsoon rains can make or break the livelihoods of Indian agriculture workers, but this government program helps to mitigate the damaging social and economic effects that a poor rainy season brings.
Blog Post by: Thanassis Cambanis , on June 16, 2015
The civil war in Yemen is on the brink of becoming the next Syria. With the UN announcing talks this week in Geneva, TCF fellow Thanassis Cambanis says the next few months provide a narrow window to prioritize diplomacy over military action.
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