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    Race and College Admissions

    Panelists talked about affirmative action, the future of college diversity, and policy implications. The panel focused primarily on using class instead of race to achieve diversity in…

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    Peace in Afghanistan

    The co-chairs of the Century Foundation’s International Task Force on Afghanistan talked about the release of the group’s report on the prospects for peace in Afghanistan. In their remarks…

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    Tough Liberal

    Richard Kahlenberg talked about his book Tough Liberal: Albert Shanker and the Battles Over Schools, Unions, Race, and Democracy, published by Columbia University Press. The book is about…

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    The Future of School Integration

    Panelists talked about the U.S. Supreme Court’s December 4, 2006 hearing on the constitutionality of racial school integration plans in Louisville, Kentucky, and Seattle, Washington. They also focused on Mr.…

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    Patriotism, Democracy, and Common Sense

    Mr. Curtis, editor, and some of the contributors discussed the book, Patriotism, Democracy, and Common Sense: Restoring America’s Promise at Home and Abroad, published by Free Press Africa…

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    Conservatives and the Federal Courts

    Panelists talked about what they perceive as an effort to fill the federal judiciary with conservative judges. The first panel focused on potential problems that could result if the federal…

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    Commission on Federal Election Reform

    Election commission members spoke to reporters about the first meeting of the commission, the goals of the commission, and potential recommendations to improve the federal election process.…

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    The Missing Middle

    Professor Skocpol and others talked about her latest book The Missing Middle: Working Families and the Future of American Social Policy, published by W.W. Norton. The author argues that…

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    Who Should Participate in Presidential Debates?

    Participants talked about process by which presidential debates are scheduled and addressed several issues surrounding third-party and alternative candidates' participation in presidential…

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