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    Public Investment Anti-Poverty Transfers

    Professor Kristin Butcher delivered remarks on the findings of her research on the short and long-term effects of anti-poverty transfer programs on children in the families who receive them.…

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    Housing and Urban Development Secretary Confirmation Hearing

    Ben Carson testified on his nomination to be Housing and Urban Development Department (HUD) secretary in the Donald Trump administration. Dr. Carson, a former neurosurgeon and 2016 Republican…

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    School Segregation

    Nikole Hannah-Jones talked about the way racial segregation in housing and schools had been maintained through official action and policy. She spoke with Professor Keith Gessen. “Writing Segregation…

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    Child Trafficking

    Panelists talked about policy and law enforcement strategies to combat child trafficking in the U.S. and abroad. Topics included the use of technology to track at-risk children.

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    Political Future of Cities

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) and Tristram Hunt, a Labour member of the British House of Commons, were the featured speakers at a Brookings Institution event on the political future of…

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    Ray and Joan

    Lisa Napoli talked about her book Ray and Joan: The Man Who Made the McDonald’s Fortune and the Woman Who Gave It All Away, about the life and career of McDonald’s chair Ray Kroc and the…

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    Nursing Homes

    The Brookings Institution hosted a discussion on the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services' ratings system to evaluate U.S. nursing home facilities.

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    CodePink Summit, Domestic Violence

    Activists talked about strategies for preventing domestic gun violence. They discussed federal laws they say are inadequate in protecting victims of domestic abuse, and why their efforts…

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    Poverty and Economic Mobility, Charles Murray

    Author and political scientist Charles Murray discussed his views on the economic challenges facing certain demographic groups, particularly welfare recipients and the white working class. He was interviewed by…

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    Poverty and Economic Mobility, Limits of Policy

    Public policy analysts examined the issues of poverty and economic opportunities for low and middle-income Americans. They focused on the role of government and business should be in addressing these issues.…

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    Poverty and Economic Mobility, Speaker Paul Ryan

    House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) talked about the House Republicans' “A Better Way” agenda that includes combating poverty and expanding economic opportunities for low and middle-income Americans. He discussed…

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    Universal Basic Income

    Charles Murray and Andy Stern discussed the concept of a Universal Basic Income, or a cash payment granted to every citizen without any requirements or restrictions as an alternative to…

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    Newsmakers with Craig Fugate

    Craig Fugate discussed the work of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) during the Obama administration and how to reduce the costs of addressing disasters in the future. After…

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    Senator Ben Sasse Remarks at the Steamboat Freedom Conference

    Senator Benjamin Sasse (R-NE) spoke at the Steamboat Institute Freedom Conference. He talked about American values he believes affect the nation’s policies on entitlement reform, education,…

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    Tevi Troy on Shall We Wake the President?

    Tevi Troy talked about his book, Shall We Wake the President?: Two Centuries of Disaster Management from the Oval Office, which examines how presidents respond to disasters and argues that Americans…

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    Katherine Cramer on The Politics of Resentment

    Katherine Cramer talked about her book The Politics of Resentment, in which she examines rural political consciousness and describes resentment there toward the so-called “liberal elite.” Telephone…

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    Anti-Poverty Policies in a Trump Administration

    Center for American Progress President Neera Tanden was among the speakers at a series of discussions her organization held on the future of anti-poverty policies under President-elect Donald…

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    Charles Murray on In Our Hands

    Charles Murray talked about his book, In Our Hands: A Plan to Replace the Welfare State, on his proposal to dismantle Social Security, Medicare, and other forms of assistance in favor of giving every…

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    Trump Adminstration Transition and Local Strategies

    Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson (R) and the mayors of Oklahoma City and Dallas talked about the ways cities and states intend to work with the incoming Trump administration. They focused…

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    Drop in High School Graduations

    Former Lieutenant Governor Joe Garcia (D-CO) talked by video from Denver about the study, “Knocking at the College Door: Projections of High School Graduates,” released that month from the…

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