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Colleges Must Act in Wake of Supreme Court Decision

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. 

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South Asia and Climate Vulnerability

Blog Post by: Neil Bhatiya , on April 22, 2014

For Foreign Policy’s South Asia Channel, Neil Bhatiya looks at how vulnerable South Asia is to climate change based on the IPCC’s latest report. 

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Workers & Economic Inequality

The Budget Plan You’ve Never Heard Of

Blog Post by: Zachary Bernstein , on April 22, 2014

Cherry blossoms, baseball's Opening Day, allergy attacks, and...budget proposals? Blogger Zachary Bernstein analyzes three different budget plans, one of which makes a case for progressivism.

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Workers & Economic Inequality

Jeff Madrick on Thomas Piketty

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.

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TCF President Janice Nittoli Announces Resignation

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.

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Workers & Economic Inequality

What You Need to Know About the Comcast-Time Warner Merger

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.

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Foreign Policy

TCF Senior Fellow Barton Gellman Wins Third Pulitzer

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.

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We’re Running Out of Time to Cut Carbon

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. 

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Workers & Economic Inequality

Concentration of Poverty: An Update

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.

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Foreign Policy

The True Subject of Errol Morris’s Donald Rumsfeld Doc: Smugness

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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