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ISIL, Hamas and the Future of Israel
The arrival of ISIL makes an Israeli-Palestinian settlement even more urgent. But Hamas is not ISIL, and ISIL is not Hamas.| November 19, 2014
Report: South Urgently Needs an 'Infrastructure of Opportunity'
At the root of the uncertainty lies a pervasive doubt: whether the South can sustain the American Dream of each generation moving up and doing better than previous generations.| November 16, 2014
The Teacher Wars: How the Idealism of LBJ and RFK Set the Stage for Today's Education Strife
The National Teacher Corps of the 1960s and 1970s paved the way for Teach For America| November 11, 2014
Black America's Promised Land: Why I Am Still a Racial Optimist
Hope and pessimism have defined two traditions of American thinking about race. Fully acknowledging recent setbacks, the author makes the case for the tradition of hope.| November 10, 2014