Blog Post by: Michael Wahid Hanna , on January 24, 2016
January 25th marks the fifth anniversary of Egypt’s 2011 uprising when thousands of Egyptians converged on Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo to protest the then 30 year presidency of Hosni Mubarak. The run-up to today’s anniversary has seen a major crackdown that has included arrests, disappearances and random searches.
Blog Post by: Andrew Stettner , on January 20, 2016
During last week’s State of the Union address, President Obama stated his intention to introduce a comprehensive plan to modernize the jobless safety net, and on Saturday, he used his weekly radio address to release the details of the plan. This includes his most provocative proposal, wage insurance.
Blog Post by: Thanassis Cambanis , on January 18, 2016
Monday evening Lebanon’s two most powerful Christian political bosses set aside decades of enmity – including many years when the two men’s militias were locked in a death match whose collateral damage included much of Lebanon itself – to join forces in the race for the country’s presidency.
Blog Post by: Kimberly Quick , on January 14, 2016
Listen to TCF senior fellow Richard Kahlenberg's remarks about the merits and concerns of teacher tenure.
Blog Post by: Kimberly Quick , on January 8, 2016
Mass school shootings get tons of media coverage, and they should. But it's imperative to remember that gun violence occurs nationwide, every single day, and it never makes the news.
Blog Post by: Sam Adler-Bell , on January 7, 2016
TCF policy associate Sam Adler-Bell discusses what's at stake when we use the word "terrorist" to label certain lawbreakers.
Blog Post by: Kimberly Quick , on December 17, 2015
Policy Associate Kimberly Quick points out the ways in which today's campus protests have evolved since the Black Campus Movement of the 1960s & 1970s.
Blog Post by: Katy Long , on December 15, 2015
The recent call to shut America's borders to Muslims and fleeing Syrian refugees is a result of major misinformation. Refugee and migration expert Katy Long outlines the arguments for why xenophobia is actually dangerous for U.S. security.
Blog Post by: Robert Shireman , on December 15, 2015
Is the person suspected of operating one of the largest covert for-profit colleges also a committee member on the panel organization that aims to combat them? TCF's Robert Shireman explains why the for-profit college sector begs for reform.
Blog Post by: Morton Abramowitz , on December 11, 2015
TCF senior fellow Morton Abramowitz addresses the Syrian refugee crisis and why the United States can and should do more to help.
Blog Post by: Kimberly Quick , on December 9, 2015
While we've come a long way in terms of educating our young people and making them more tolerant, some research overestimates the profile of the Millennial generation.