Democracy Prep adds racial confession to graduation requirements

High school graduation requirements are nothing new. Typically, schools require students complete some sequence of math, English, and science. Well, the Democracy Prep charter network’s Las Vegas campus has added a dubious new graduation requirement: ....

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Can Republicans maintain a conservative-populist alliance? An interview with Henry Olsen

On February 5, AEI and the Ethics & Public Policy Center (EPPC) hosted a panel discussion regarding a YouGov/EPPC national survey of 1,000 self-identified Trump voters, conducted on January 11-14. In this discussion, Henry Olsen, ....

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Do not overlook just how deep Trump’s support ran in the electorate

In the wake of the presidential election and storming of the US Capital by a mob of Trump supporters, stories are flooding the media about the surprise many faced when learning that some of their ....

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Top 10 podcasts of 2020: ‘What the Hell Is Going On?’ with Danielle Pletka and Marc Thiessen

This blog post is part of AEI’s Best Podcasts of 2020 series. Click here to see other AEI podcast hosts’ favorite episodes of the year. While there wasn’t much to celebrate in 2020, we continued ....

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5 questions for Jim Tankersley on the health of America’s middle class

How do the living standards and economic opportunity seen in today’s economy compare to what Americans enjoyed after World War II? How relevant are these comparisons? And what can policymakers do to maximize the opportunity ....

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Health equity in the times of COVID-19 vaccination

The United States entered a new phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, with FDA approval imminent for one — then eventually more — COVID-19 vaccines. Ultimately, the supply of vaccines will outpace demand as production ramps ....

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The untold story of America’s middle class: My long-read Q&A with Jim Tankersley

What factors led to the purported economic “golden age” of post-World War II America? How has the middle class fared since that age? And what can policymakers do to maximize the opportunity of Americans to ....

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