Society and Culture

Op-Ed

What Tattoos Tell Us About the Economy

Author: Peter R. Orszag
Bloomberg View

Peter R. Orszag argues that the rise of tattoos reflects a broader trend of anti-establishmentarianism, and he predicts that tattoos will become even more popular as long as most Americans' sense of opportunity and upward mobility remains limited.

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Research Links

Immigration

"Flows of migrants and refugees influence and change the social, economic and political dynamics of their destinations--and the places they have left behind," writes the Inter Press Service on human migration. Immigration Research Links provides resources for news, legislation, statistics, organizations, and reports on immigration.

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Backgrounder

The U.S. Child Migrant Influx

Author: Danielle Renwick

Tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors, mostly from Central America, are arriving in the United States illegally, adding severe stress to an immigration system already in need of major overhaul.

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Audio

A Conversation with Shaun Casey

Speaker: Shaun Casey

Shaun Casey leads a conversation on the role of the Office of Faith-Based Community Initiatives and the state of religion in the United States and abroad, as part of the Eighth Annual Religion and Foreign Policy Summer Workshop.

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