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Iran's President Dangles a Diplomatic Gift to Obama

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  • Romesh Ratnesar,
  • New America Foundation
September 22, 2013 |
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Obama's Wall Street Bank Rescue Stabilized Economy at a Political Cost | Businessweek

September 12, 2013

Obama's Wall Street Bank Rescue Stabilized Economy at a Political Cost. By Liaquat Ahamed September 12, 2013. Obama's Wall Street Bank Rescue Stabilized Economy at a Political Cost. Photograph by Dennis Brack/Getty Images. When Barack Obama ...

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Explaining Helpful Student Loan Repayment Programs that No One Is Using | Businessweek

August 13, 2013

In the meantime, Finaid.org has calculators to estimate scenarios under both IBR and PAYE, and the New America Foundation has a series of helpful sample scenarios in its report on the programs.

More Evidence that Colleges Are Giving Money to Those Who Need It Least | BusinessWeek

July 23, 2013

This confirms the results of a recent study by the New America Foundation that found that schools are increasingly using aid to lure wealthy students rather than targeting those most in need. So as stagnant incomes continue to stress less affluent ...

Four Intriguing Proposals to Fix Student Loans | Businessweek

July 15, 2013

To combat this, the New America Foundation has proposed requiring colleges match the Pell Grants if their aid packages require low-income families pay more than $10,000 a year. Colleges that don't match the Pell grants wouldn't be eligible for any ...

Revolt in Egypt Marks the End of America's Illusions About Arab Democracy

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  • Romesh Ratnesar,
  • New America Foundation
July 2, 2013 |
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Immigration Bill Passage Seen In U.S. Senate If Changes Avoided | Businessweek

June 24, 2013

Tamar Jacoby, president of ImmigrationWorks USA, a network of business groups that favor legal immigration, said it was unrealistic to expect the House to take up the Senate bill, even with the enhanced border-security provisions. “Will it be strong ...

Colleges Help Rich Students With Merit Aid. The Poor Get Bigger Bills | Businessweek

May 30, 2013

... U.S. Department of Education data from 479 private nonprofit four-year colleges for the 2010-11 school year—undercuts the claims of many wealthy colleges that financial-aid practices make their institutions affordable, says Stephen Burd, the ...

Immigration Encounters Business-Labor Rift That Undid 2007 Bill | Businessweek

May 20, 2013

The bipartisan group of senators “did the best they could” to resolve differences between business and labor, said Tamar Jacoby, president of ImmigrationWorks USA, a federation of state-based business groups advocating revising U.S. laws. It “is going ...

The Worst Reason to Go to War in Syria

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  • Romesh Ratnesar,
  • New America Foundation
May 2, 2013 |
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