Gay Athletes, "Top Secret America," Sleep Deprivation and ADHD

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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Gay Athletes, In and Out of the Closet | "Top Secret America": How Safe Are We?  | How to Fight the Wealth Gap | From the National to the Local: Federal Investment in Urban Policy | 1979: The Birth of the Modern Age  | Sleep Deprivation or ADHD? 

Gay Athletes, In and Out of the Closet

NBA player Jason Collins publicly came out yesterday, and is being showered with attention - both good and bad - as a result. It's know how it feels to be in his position. But one per...

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ADHD or Sleep Deprivation?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder now affects 11 percent of school-aged children.  At the same time, it's been found that kids are getting at least an hour less of sleep now th...

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How to Fight the Wealth Gap

Anne Price, Program Director for Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Initiative evaluates a proposal made yesterday on our program by Darrick Hamilton for baby bonds as a policy interventio...

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From the National to the Local: Federal Investment in Urban Policy

The Great Recession of 2007-2008 left many Americans unemployed and in debt, and yet, sociologist Patrick Sharkey notes, city crime rates have hardly changed since the 1970s. Sharkey ...

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'Top Secret America': How Safe Are We?

After 9/11, the Bush administration vowed to do everything in its power to prevent another attack. But more than a decade later -- and after billions of dollars have been spent on cou...

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1979: The Birth of the Modern Age

In his new book, "Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century," journalist Christian Caryl argues that the year 1979 radically changed the course of history. As Deng Xiaopi...

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