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AEI President Arthur Brooks will participate in a discussion with President Barack Obama and Robert Putnam at the Catholic-Evangelical Leadership Summit on Overcoming Poverty at Georgetown University.

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In cases where borrowers can conclusively prove that a college knowingly misled them using inaccurate data or false advertising, loan relief is a straightforward remedy. Policymakers can’t stop there, though. If an institution’s students cannot pay back their loans, the school should be on the hook to pay back a portion of the loan balance.

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Americans have an innate sense that it’s a mistake to kill the goose that lays the golden eggs.

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Former US Representative Frank Wolf and two other religious freedom experts address how American foreign policy leaders should tackle religious persecution in Iraq and around the globe.

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Can’t we all learn about the great Americans of history with a view to what they did, rather than what they looked like?

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It’s not just the urban poor that have a hard time understanding options and picking a school – it’s something that’s hard for any family, poor or rich. The limited information that we do have on school performance is often very hard to access and is usually presented in a convoluted way that can be challenging for even the most savvy helicopter parents to sort through.

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The Case Foundation’s Jean Case and AEI’s Arthur Brooks discuss forging new paths for public-private partnerships, promoting social entrepreneurship, and fostering the next generation of philanthropic leaders.

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If it is progress against poverty that we’re pursuing, trade beats the pants off every fancy development program ever devised. The simple mundane beauty of making things and exchanging them freely is the best anti-poverty achievement in history.

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Despite another double-digit budget increase, the PLA may be headed for hard times as the Chinese economy stagnates and continental security concerns divert military resources away from the maritime domain.

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In today’s celebrity culture, the rich and the royal seem endlessly fascinating. But in our political culture, the middle class has received the most attention of late—and with good reason.

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AEI Director of Russian Studies Leon Aron explains what Putin is seeking to achieve in Ukraine and the logic behind his aggressive policies.

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Love is always a little risky. Romantic success takes courage and mindfulness.

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