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Paperbacks New And Noteworthy | Atlanta Journal Constitution

April 15, 2013

“The Richer Sex: How the New Majority of Female Breadwinners Is Transforming Our Culture,” by Liza Mundy. (Free Press, $16.) Drawing on reams of social science research, Mundy foresees a new economic order — a “Big Flip” in which more households ...

A Soft-Focus Look At Fox's Tough-Talking Tough Guy | Atlanta Journal Constitution

March 23, 2013

And his book is regarded by some media watchers as an effort by Ailes to get out in front of another book about Fox by Gabriel Sherman of New York magazine (tentatively titled “The Loudest Voice in the Room: Fox News and the Making of America”) due out ...

Presidential Election Renews Concerns About Pell Grants | Atlanta Journal-Constitution

October 27, 2012

“Two candidates are making outrageous promises without anything to back them up,” said Jason Delisle, who directs the federal education budget project at the New America Foundation, a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy institute. “Everyone says ...

Wealth Divide Might Stifle Jobs | Atlanta Journal-Constitution

October 23, 2011

“This inequality is destabilizing and undermines the ability of the economy to grow sustainably and efficiently,” she told a forum sponsored by the liberal New America Foundation. “All of these forces drag down maximum economic growth. ...

Chambliss' Gang Grows to 38, Urges $4 Trillion Debt Deal | Atlanta Journal-Constitution

September 15, 2011

The gang joined a chorus of groups urging a home run solution, heartening Maya MacGuineas, the president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. “It's not often you get that many senators anywhere together pushing for something,” she said. ...

'Gang of Six' Now Party of 5? | Atlanta Journal Constitution

May 17, 2011

Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Government, said the Oklahoma Republican was an important part of the group's dynamic. "Coburn, of all the members, has given the most articulate speeches as to why the debt is the ...

Chambliss 'Gang' May Yet Play a Key Role | Atlanta Journal Constitution

May 16, 2011

“The Gang of Six is going to have the best chance” at arriving at a deficit- and debt-reduction compromise, said Maya MacGuineas, president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Government. “With all the different efforts, in the end, ...

Madness: Freshmen Playing College Ball

  • By
  • Maggie Severns,
  • New America Foundation

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan ushered in the NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament this year by telling the media that schools should only qualify for post-season play if they are on track to graduate at least 40 percent of their players.

Rising Gas Cost Fuels Worries | Atlanta Journal-Constitution

January 23, 2011

... And --- especially in metro Atlanta --- commutes are long, said Lisa Margonelli, author of "Oil on the Brain" and a fellow at the New American Foundation. ...

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In Debate Over Deficit, Sen. Chambliss Taking a Lead Role | Atlanta Journal-Constitution

December 17, 2010

"Quite honestly I think this is the group that may save the situation," said Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, ...

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