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  • emThe Theft of a Decadeem
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    The Theft of a Decade

    Joseph Sternberg argued that the mishandling of the 2008 economic crisis by the Baby Boomers has left the a huge burden for Millennials.

  • emThe Diversity Delusionem
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    The Diversity Delusion

    Manhattan Institute senior fellow Heather Mac Donald argued that diverse thinking is being challenged at the collegiate level and called for a return to open-minded inquiry and expression.

  • emZero Hour for Gen Xem
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    Zero Hour for Gen X

    The Wall Street Journal’s Matthew Hennessey examined the role Generation X will play in America’s future.

  • Jobs Training and Wages
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    Jobs, Training and Wages

    Economists, authors, and journalists talked about the increase in long-term unemployment and the ways jobs, training and wages in the U.S. could change in the future. Topics included past…

  • Scholar Oren Cass Delivers Speech on Climate Change
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    Climate Change Costs

    Oren Cass presented findings from his recent study “Overheated: How Flawed Analyses Overestimate the Costs of Climate Change.” He served as a domestic policy adviser to Mitt Romney’s 2012…

  • Panelists Discuss Drug Prices and Heath Care Innovation
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    Prescription Drug Prices and Health Care

    A senior vice president of Eli Lilly pharmaceutical company discussed prescription drug pricing and health care innovation on a panel at the Manhattan Institute in New York City. Joining…

  • African Americans Discrimination and Disparities
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    African Americans, Discrimination and Disparities

    The Manhattan Institute hosted a symposium on education, economic stratification, discrimination and other disparities facing African American communities in the United States. Housing and…

  • Manhattan Institute Mental Health
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    Manhattan Institute, Mental Health

    Dr. Elinore McCance-Katz, the nation’s fiist Department of Health and Human Services assistant secretary of for mental health and substance use, spoke at a Manhattan Institute mental health…

  • emFalse Black Powerem
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    False Black Power?

    Jason Riley talked about his book False Black Power?, in which he argues that political capital for blacks has been a disadvantage for the race in terms of economic upward mobility.

  • Kay Hymowitz Discusses emThe New Brooklynem
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    The New Brooklyn

    Kay Hymowitz talked about her book The New Brooklyn: What it Takes to Bring a City Back, in which she discusses the transformation of cities

  • Beth Akers Discusses emGame of Loansem
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    Game of Loans

    Beth Akers, co-author of Game of Loans: The Rhetoric and Reality of Student Debt, argued that the student loan crisis in the United States was overblown and that going into debt to obtain a…

  • Yuval Levin Discusses emThe Fractured Republicem
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    The Fractured Republic

    Yuval Levin talked about his book The Fractured Republic: Renewing America’s Social Contract in the Age of Individualism, in which he discusses the path forward to a more united, stable,…

  • American Employment
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    American Employment

    Professor Edward Glaeser talked about employment in the U.S. He argued that employment numbers were declining due to a combination of labor market trends and what he called “poisonous” government policies.…

  • Panel Discussion on William F Buckleys emThe Unmaking of a Mayorem
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    Panel Discussion on William F. Buckley's The Unmaking of a Mayor

    Political scholars and commentators examined the 1965 New York City mayoral campaign of the late William F. Buckley. This book launch event at the Union League Club celebrated the 50th…

  • Discussion on Precision Medicine and the FDA
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    Precision Medicine and the FDA

    Policy researchers and biotechnology executives talked about Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval process. The panelists focused on precision medicine, which tailors treatments to…

  • Discussion on Shale Oil Production
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    Shale Oil Production

    Mark Mills outlined his new paper on the impact of technology on shale development. In remarks he said the “shale revolution” is far from over and that the U.S. has the capability to double…

  • Diana FurchtgottRoth and Jared Meyer on emDisinheritedem
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    Diana Furchtgott-Roth and Jared Meyer talked about their book Disinherited: How Washington Is Betraying America’s Young, in which they argue that government redistribution policies, regulation,…

  • Prospects for Black America Restoring the Family
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    Prospects for Black America, Restoring the Family

    Panelists discussed ways of maintaining family cohesiveness in the African-American community. Topics included innovative social structures such as those which could serve as teachers for youth who have no fathers. John…

  • Prospects for Black America Education Reforms
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    Prospects for Black America, Education Reforms

    Panelists talked about educational changes to benefit the African-American community. They discussed school choice, the influence of teachers' unions, giving schools autonomy, and providing social and emotional…

  • Discussion on the 50th Anniversary of the Moynihan Report
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    Prospects for Black America, Reducing Crime

    Panelists talked about reducing crime in black communities. Topics included incarceration rates, the legalization of drugs, and the breakdown of the family. “Reducing Crime Rates in the Black Community” was…

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