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The Brookings Institution

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    Allen West Thinks Obama Cooked Today's Unemployment Rate Numbers

    In case you haven't heard, the unemployment rate went down to 7.8 percent -- the lowest in four years -- thanks to the addition of 114,000 jobs September and big upward revisions for July and August. Politically, it's good news for Obama, since he's been taking a beating after his bland debate pe ... More >>

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    January 31, 2012

    Florida Worst State in Study of Long-Term Unemployment

    ​More than 53 percent of Florida's unemployed residents went six months or more without work last year -- the highest rate in the country, according to a study from the Hamilton Project, run by the Brookings Institute, a D.C. think tank.To compare, the average unemployed worker between 2004 and 20 ... More >>

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    December 2, 2010

    Mexican Macro-Economics

    Do undocumented migrants steal jobs from American workers?

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    December 2, 2010
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    December 2, 2010

    FAIR-y Tales

    Russell Pearce and other illegal-immigration populists rely on misleading, right-wing reports to scapegoat immigrants and terrify penny-pinched Americans.

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    October 27, 2005

    Err America

    A plane crash in Afghanistan has a Florida company defending its mercenary profits in court

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    September 29, 2005

    Vested Interests

    War has been good for Pompano Beach's Point Blank Body Armor

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    June 3, 2004

    The Great Slurp

    Gov. Bush's Scripps gamble is sucking up state funds -- and the Everglades with it

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