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What do Millennials Want?

It's not just Lena Dunham, selfies, and snapchat. America's largest generation is about to shake-up politics with perspectives that may surprise you: REPORT | USA TODAY

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‘Back to the Future’ Foreign Policy

by Mieke Eoyang, Ben Freeman Neo-Cold Warriors nostalgia for 1980s defense spending is just as outdated as parachute pants and leg warmers. Here are three reasons why America doesn't need a "Back to the Future" foreign policy. More ►

Capitalize Workers!

by Jim Kessler, Jonathan Cowan Raising the minimum wage has justifiably captured policy makers’ attention, but if the goal is to materially raise living standards for every American worker, we should also be calling for a minimum pension. Done right, this would not only create real wealth for the middle and working classes, it would use the power of financial markets to reduce wealth disparity instead of widening it. More ►

What Are Our Teachers Learning?

Square_thumb by Lanae Erickson Hatalsky Why aren't American students even in the competition for global academic gold? Maybe we should take a closer look at our teacher preparation. As students have languished further behind, we've done almost nothing to ensure today’s teachers will get the training they need to better reach students in the classroom. More ►
The federal deficit has become a Rorschach test for ideology
Jim Kessler and David Kendall

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