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While there has been some progress on addressing malnutrition globally, the pace of progress remains too slow to meet established U.N. targets. Homi Kharas and @geoffreygertz  explain what needs to change:

“Climate summits have become festivals at which leaders talk about leadership. But leadership doesn’t matter without followership.”

The economic climate in Greece has significantly improved, but it remains to be seen whether the favorable expectations will endure and translate to a robust economic recovery:

“The techlash from the left and the right are different: Democrats prioritize the prevention of digital manipulation and consumer privacy while Republicans focus on alleged bias against conservatives.”

Policymakers around the world are constantly awaiting the latest quarterly data on GDP growth. Is that the right approach?

Bottom up action on climate change across the United States can drive a higher level of action at the national level, @natehultman  argues:

The concentration of U.S. tech companies in high-cost areas like Silicon Valley reduces the nation’s competitiveness and increases regional inequality. @RobAtkinsonITIF , @MarkMuro1 , and @jacob_whiton  outline ways to address the regional imbalance:

Unless it acts quickly and comprehensively, China will miss more than half of its health-related Sustainable Development Goals:

@A_Sloat  explains the outcome of the U.K. general election—a decisive victory for Boris Johnson and his agenda:

“National policies that address climate change must also address sociological issues like gender inequality through greater attention to quality, empowering, and transformative education for girls.”

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1 in every 4 African Americans in Florida was unable to vote in 2016

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"If a black male student has at least one black teacher in the third, fourth, or fifth grade, he is significantly less likely to drop out of high school and more likely to aspire to attend a four-year college."

Brookings President John R. Allen reacts to Dr. Fiona Hill’s public testimony in the House impeachment inquiry:

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Nigeria has overtaken India as the country with the largest number of extreme poor

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Trump appears to be on a direct collision course with the Emoluments Clause. A new study from & others:

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Michigan "uncovered" hundreds of college-ready, low-income students just by requiring high schoolers to take the SAT #BackToSchool 

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Most Americans are better off today than when President Obama took office, a recent income analysis shows:

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Before Fiona Hill delivered her impressive public testimony on Ukraine, she spent decades as one of the world’s leading experts on Russia. Order a copy of her best-selling book "Mr. Putin" from @BrookingsPress  today. Use promo code PUTIN for 40% off.

Listen to former Fed Chair Janet Yellen discuss U.S. monetary policy, global trade, Chinese devaluation, and a carbon tax:

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