The Cornell Roosevelt Institute is Cornell University's premier student-run think tank that empowers students by providing them with a platform to publish and circulate their policy ideas. Members write policy proposals and op-eds for publication and contribute to political advocacy and outreach projects. Through Cornell Roosevelt's affiliation with the Roosevelt Network, a nation-wide network of over 140 universities, student policy proposals are also eligible for national publication.
By Collin Kane July 21, 2020
"Scaffolding anchors Sage Hall during a construction project", by Jason Koski, licensed under https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/legalcode The CARES Act provided supplemental unemployment insurance benefits of $600 a week to all workers who qualify for benefits. These benefits should be extended at the end of July because of the demonstrated success of policy, the lingering effects of the pandemic on the workforce, and the continued strain on state and local budgets.
By Magda Smith July 3, 2020
The Brexit vote and the December 2019 UK election mark a new value divide in politics between global identity and openness and national identity and patriotism. The consequences of this divide may determine the values of our era.
By Kayla Zhang June 30, 2020
With the advent of information technology, we find our privacy increasingly encroached upon via the collection of our personal data online. But there is far too little focus on the massive genetic surveillance also taking place in the United States, especially through genealogy corporations such as 23andMe.
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