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The Roosevelt Institute is a student-run think tank at Cornell University that promotes progressive thought and engages students to generate policy ideas. Members write policy proposals for publication and complete policy advocacy and educational projects.


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Congress Should Continue to CAREOn the Expiration of the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation

"Scaffolding anchors Sage Hall during a construction project", by Jason Koski, licensed under https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/legalcode, no changes were made

"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.

Brexit and the December 2019 UK Election: A New Political Schism

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 divid

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.

Don't Unzip My Genes!

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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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