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Obama delivers frank words about Africa's problems

...course if he was from a different background," said Amadou Sy, director of the Africa Growth Initiative at the Brookings Institution. "But he's also one of us."Obama barely knew his father, who was born and is buried in Kenya. The younger...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-29/obama-delivers-frank-words-about-afri
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Military site shootings demonstrate FBI terrorism concerns

...said Will McCants, a terrorism expert at the Brookings Institution in Washington. If a terrorist group is looking...and find willing recruits, said McCants of the Brookings Institution."Inspiring people to do it on their own is...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-19/military-site-shootings-demonstrate-f
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Texas incident fuels concern about lone-wolf terror attacks

...security apparatus supposed to find you?" said Will McCants, a fellow for the Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution in Washington. "It's attractive because it gets just as much attention as a small- to mid-size bomb...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-07/texas-incident-fuels-concern-about-lo
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Washington state lauded for cautious approach to pot sales

...run will make it easier for the public to track outcomes.That's the gist of a study released Monday by the Brookings Institution, a center-left research center in Washington, D.C., that's been busy tracking marijuana developments...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-28/washington-state-lauded-cautious-approa
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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
Red, white and blue, and black and brown and Asian, too

The following editorial first appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch:A report last month from the Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program contains a profound policy question for leaders of America's cities: How do...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-09-08/red-white-and-blue-and-black-and-brow
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Outside column: Dr. King's greatest dream still remains unfulfilled

...take action. Some recent reports show that a lot of work needs to be done. A study by Julia Isaacs with the Brookings Institution found that economic gains lifted many black families into the middle class following the civil rights movement...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011808/opi_237832626.shtml
Opinion
Outside column: Dr. King's greatest dream still remains unfulfilled

...take action. Some recent reports show that a lot of work needs to be done. A study by Julia Isaacs with the Brookings Institution found that economic gains lifted many black families into the middle class following the civil rights movement...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011808/opi_20080118019.shtml
Opinion
Our democracy is in need of little love

...Ornstein, the U.S. government is more dysfunctional than it was post Civil War. Mann, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and Ornstein, a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, recently released their nonpartisan...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-07-01/our-democracy-need-little-love
Opinion
Time for prosperity dividend

...has offered a tax cut plan that the president argues will stimulate the economy. However, William Gale of the Brookings Institution argues that Bush's proposed tax cut will fail as a stimulus because it would take five years before taking effect...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031901/Ope_MyTurn.html
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