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The Challenge of college affordability: University of Alaska is a bargain

...new jobs now require some type of postsecondary degree. Another compelling statistic is provided by a recent Brookings Institution study that estimated the investment return on a four-year college degree at 15.2 percent a year, which is...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-10-05
Opinion
Older voters look beyond Medicare, Social Security

...fondly recall FDR's New Deal and may be more likely to vote Democratic, said William Frey, a demographer at the Brookings Institution, a Washington think tank. But as time marches on, they'll be replaced by their younger counterparts."The...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-09-28/older-voters-look-beyond-medicare-soc
Not For Web
Black voter turnout passes whites in 2012

...long-term challenges for Republicans, given that 80 percent of nonwhites voted for Obama in November.Analyses by Brookings Institution demographer William H. Frey show that Republican Mitt Romney would have barely won the presidency if whites and...

http://juneauempire.com/hope-yen/2013-05-09/black-voter-turnout-passes-whites-20
Finally, Obama breaks his silence on drones

...foreign policy history, Obama has his chance, finally, to set the terms of the debate and steer it toward more positive ends.? Peter W. Singer is director of the Center for 21st Century and Intelligence at the Brookings Institution.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-05-28/finally-obama-breaks-his-silence-dron
Opinion
Number of US drone strikes in Afghanistan rose sharply

...have given Washington at least tacit agreement to carry out the attacks.Peter Singer of the Washington-based Brookings Institution noted that the drone program in Afghanistan is run by the Pentagon, and therefore is more transparent than the...

http://juneauempire.com/kim-gamel/2013-02-20/number-us-drone-strikes-afghanistan
Senate education panel takes up voucher issue

...Public School) kids here."Dr. Diane Ravitch, a professor at New York University and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, said vouchers divide schools based on race, religion and class while drawing away tax dollars from the public...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-03/senate-education-panel-takes-voucher-is
State
Some military experts say downsizing Eielson makes perfect sense

...is unnecessary to have two major fighter bases in Alaska, said Michael O'Hanlon, a senior fellow with the Brookings Institution, a Washington, D.C.-based think-tank. "Regrettably, I think I have to agree with the Pentagon on this...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061305/sta_20050613012.shtml
News
My Turn: Healthy relationships help Alaska's children

...return to individuals, couples, children and communities. In May 2004, Ron Haskins, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and a senior consultant with the Annie E. Casey Foundation, gave testimony before the U.S. Senate on the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090904/opi_myturn.shtml
Opinion
'Inside Job' a powerhouse

...rather a well-connected academic who has a doctorate in political science from MIT, was a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and has been a consultant for high-tech firms such as Apple, Intel and Xerox. Those connections and that background...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120910/art_753606772.shtml
Arts
Cairo is not Tehran

...administration would like is an orderly transition; they're not going to get that," said Martin Indyk of the Brookings Institution, a former assistant secretary of State. So now the administration is aiming merely for a peaceful transition...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020911/opi_782736733.shtml
Opinion

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