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Workers & Economic Inequality

The NLRB and Rulemaking

Blog Post by: Leigh Anne Schriever , on August 27, 2015

Unlike regular courts, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is not required to follow precendent, and that can lead to some highly erratic and unpredictable decisions.

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Rediscovering Government

Combating the Resilience of Black Child Poverty

Blog Post by: Clio Chang , on August 25, 2015

More black children now live in poverty than white children. TCF policy associate Clio Chang breaks down family earnings by race and discusses ways to close the gap.

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Workers & Economic Inequality

NLRB Setback at Northwestern Shouldn’t Stop Efforts to Protect College Athletes

Blog Post by: Sam Adler-Bell , on August 20, 2015

On Monday, a National Labor Relations Board ruling sidestepped whether football players at Northwestern are employees. TCF policy associate Sam Adler-Bell examines the NLRB's inaction and explores what could happen next for collegiate athletes.

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Foreign Policy

Citigroup to Planet: A Low-Carbon Economy Is Worth the Cost

Blog Post by: Neil Bhatiya , on August 20, 2015

In a new report out this week, Citigroup breaks down the cost of taking action on climate change—or the lack thereof. TCF policy associate Neil Bhatiya discusses key findings from the report.

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Workers & Economic Inequality

The Home Health Care Industry’s Organizing Nightmare

Blog Post by: Leigh Anne Schriever , on August 18, 2015

Although it's one of the fastest growing industries in the United States, the home health care industry's workers face serious challenges when it comes to their wages, benefits, and rights.

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Additional Focus

Staten Island Justice Officials Should Consider Sending Garner Case to a New Grand Jury

Blog Post by: Mark Zuckerman , on August 13, 2015

TCF president Mark Zuckerman calls on local justice officials to consider ordering a new grand jury in the Eric Garner case.

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Education

Why Proponents of Racial Diversity in Colleges Should Also Support Economic Diversity

Blog Post by: Kimberly Quick , on August 11, 2015

The case against race-based admissions will be heard a second time by the Supreme Court to determine if the tactic is a viable strategy to create diversity on campuses.

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New Data Reveals Huge Increases in Concentrated Poverty Since 2000

Blog Post by: Paul Jargowsky , on August 8, 2015

A new report from The Century Foundation reveals the number of people who live in high poverty neighborhoods has almost doubled since 2000 from 7.2 million to 13.8 million—the highest number ever recorded.

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Social Insurance

The Conscious Approach to Place-making

Blog Post by: Sean Angst , on August 5, 2015

In the past, housing policies have produced inequities in providing opportunity for residents to advance their socioeconomic status, and often result in the dangerous effect of "place-making" when it comes to race.

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Foreign Policy

Keystone’s Unlikely Ally: The Asthma Society of Canada

Blog Post by: Elana Sulakshana , on July 28, 2015

Despite widespread opposition from a number of legislators, activist groups, and the public, The Keystone XL pipeline has one unlikely ally—the Asthma Society of Canada—that has spoken out in support of pumping crude tar sands oil down to refineries near the Gulf of Mexico.

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Foreign Policy

A Plan for Syria

Blog Post by: Thanassis Cambanis , on July 28, 2015

Following a resolution to the Iran nuclear negotiations, the United States must now shift its focus to achieving political stability in war-torn Syria—despite its reluctance.

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Education

Summary: Lessons From School Improvement Grants That Worked

Blog Post by: Greg Anrig , on July 27, 2015

TCF senior fellow Greg Anrig takes a critical look at School Improvement Grants (SIGs) and how, if implemented strategically, they can succeed in turning around struggling schools.

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Social Insurance

Why Congress Should Give Working Families a Break

Blog Post by: Mike Cassidy , on July 27, 2015

America’s approach to family leave should take a page from the playbook of elite athletes.

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Rediscovering Government

Atlanta’s MARTA Expansion: An 8 Billion Dollar Step in the Right Direction

Blog Post by: Elizabeth Davies , on July 24, 2015

Atlanta's public transportation could use an upgrade to make up for MARTA's scrawny layout, which excludes major parts of the metro area and leaves many residents isolated from the city's economic development.

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Foreign Policy

Patrick Radden Keefe Reports on “El Chapo”

Blog Post by: John Miles Branch , on July 22, 2015

TCF senior fellow Patrick Radden Keefe's reporting on the continuing saga of Mexico's Sinaloa cartel and its leader "El Chapo" has gained widespread recognition and acclaim.

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