Brookings, Koch Institute scholars debate foreign affairs, future policies

Washington University hosted an internationally streamed debate about the future of American foreign policy, in partnership with the Brookings Institution and the Charles Koch Institute, this past Monday, Nov. 6.

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Missouri poverty on the rise in midst of recession

In light of the economic downturn, family dependence on food stamps has grown significantly in Missouri from August 2008 to 2009. According to a study published by the Brookings Institution and First Focus in December, nearly 150,000 additional people relied on these Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits for food purchases.

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