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Posts from July 2016

Press Release: Gathering Young Leaders for a Better Future

Millennials and the Future of Work in the Golden State

On July 21 - 22, 2016, the Goldman School of Public Policy will bring together Millennials from across California to explore their generation's vision for a better future in the Golden State. The two-day gathering of young leaders will be held at the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union on the UC Berkeley Camp… More

Bangladesh’s Night of Terror

by Sabhanaz Rashid Diya

Minutes before, the upscale restaurant had been brimming with life. “I was waiting for my food when they walked inside—young, barely a year or two older than me, wearing jeans and t-shirts. They looked like the other customers. Within minutes they pointed their weapons at us, killed the foreigners and … More

The Refugee Crisis at Our Doorstep

by Elsa Augustine

In the summer of 2014, thousands of Central Americans—mainly unaccompanied children and parents traveling with children from the Northern Triangle of El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala—crossed Mexico into the US. The arrivals made headlines as a humanitarian crisis. The United Nations desig… More

Alex Gelber at the Council of Economic Advisers

About 9 million Americans receive benefits from the federal disability insurance program known as Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). The program is designed to provide financial support for those no longer able to work, due to a disability. One important question is whether people are reluctant to return… More