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


Recent Blog Posts

Your Cashier at McDonald’s is Earning More—Here’s Why You Should Be Concerned

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The US is experiencing a historically tight labor market, which has resulted in increased wages and benefits for low-skilled employees. This trend, however, is ultimately unsustainable.

Improving Education Through Debate Instruction

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With the rise of partisanship and an America that has become increasingly divided on many political issues, debate education in schools may be part of the solution.

Keep the Boneheads away from the Horn-heads

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China’s recent decision to ease regulations on tiger and rhino parts has sparked conversation about ways to deal with poaching. Please, do not let rhino farming be one of them.

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