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#9: The share of young U.S. households with education debt increased from 14% in 1989 to 38% in 2013.
The Communications team here at Brookings mined the over 300 new content items published on brookings.edu in June to come up with this vein of 10 very interesting findings.
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most of those people new all about Obama before they took out loans. So it's kinda hard to feel sorry for them.
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“James Madison would be pleased” by yesterday’s ruling on redistricting, says Thomas Mann:
On June 29 the Supreme Court upheld Arizona's initiative to establish an independent redistricting commission by 5-4. In this post, Thomas Mann reacts to the decision in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redist...
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Should a woman really replace Alexander Hamilton on the ten dollar bill? Ben Bernanke has a better idea:
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Why the pope's encyclical on climate change is a huge deal:
Following Pope Francis's call for swift action on climate change, Timmons Roberts explains the significance of his remarks, particularly as leaders work to reach a global agreement on climate.
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+john splater You are so funny! Thinking that the Pope hasn't read the bible just because he actually understands Christ's message better than you do. WOW what arrogance. Beautiful.
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Looking for insight into the biggest issues in President Obama's State of the Union address? We've got you covered. Read the latest from our experts and learn how to follow along with us during tonight's speech: 
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Obama 8 more years
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Why should we pay attention to America's changing demographics? Watch William Frey explain in this video and learn more in his new book, Diversity Explosion: http://brook.gs/diversitybook
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does this demographic shift tell us anything about the demographics of how authority as formal, collective power is distributed through the 'power élite' in economic or state networks? i think this is a wonderful research design 😃
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The U.S. and Cuba announced today they will re-open embassies in each other's capitals. Now the hard work begins:
Today’s announcement of the restoration of diplomatic relations between Washington and Havana replaces over five decades of mutual hostility and aggressive name-calling with a new atmosphere of diplomatic civility. The re-ope...
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The King v Burwell case is also about another important question: how America's constitutional system of separated powers copes with a dysfunctional Congress.
On June 25, the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act subsidies in one of the most eagerly anticipated decisions of the term. In this post, Phil Wallach looks at what the decision tells us about the system of separatio...
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A new type of online certification could be an important step in a radical shakeup of higher education:
Last week the online education firm Coursera announced a new arrangement with Google, Instagram and other tech firms to launch what some are calling “microdegrees” – a set of online courses plus a hands-on capstone project de...
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As we head into a new year with new challenges, check out these ten things we learned about the world over the last 365 days: 
Since 1916, researchers at Brookings have studied the world’s most pressing public policy issues through independent, high-quality analysis. 2014 was no exception. From heated U.S. midterm elections to mounting tensions with ...
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Looking for expert analysis on the midterm elections? Check out our #2014Midterms  page for everything you need to know for #ElectionDay :
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What went wrong in Texas? And what's missing from the U.S. government's response? Read a roundup of our expert analysis of some of the biggest issues concerning the #Ebola outbreak: 
The first U.S. patient diagnosed with Ebola, Thomas Eric Duncan, died this morning in a Dallas hospital where he was being treated. He had recently traveled to and from Liberia, where—along with Sierra Leone, Nigeria, and Gui...
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Yu stupid blamers, religion means yu, yu abuse someone's religion yu r actually abusing him/hr, "religion make yu stupid"man yu r a FROG.
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