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- Released May 20, 2010
Testimony: The Legacy of Nuclear Weapons Testing
The radiological legacy of U.S. nuclear weapons testing in the Marshall Islands remains to this day and will persist for many years to come.
- Released April 7, 2010
The scene has become depressingly familiar. A governor — or a mayor or a county executive — steps to the podium and somberly intones the necessity of making "hard choices" and "living within our means." The elected leader then proceeds to announce prodigious budget cuts that will overcrowd classrooms, furlough public employees, and deny medications to poor families.
- Released February 12, 2010
The U.S. Department of Energy's FY 2011 Budget Request
When President Obama rolled out his proposed budget to Congress for the coming year, he said it would build “on the largest investment in clean energy in history.” But Obama’s definition of “clean energy” includes a commitment to help companies garner billions of dollars in loans for nuclear reactor construction. And, unfortunately, nuclear energy isn't safe or clean and it's too costly for the nation.
- Released January 14, 2010
Barely Making the Grade: Obama's First Year
After the first 100 days of the Obama administration, the Institute for Policy Studies introduced our Change Index to evaluate the policies and performance of the new president. Did the candidate who promised change deliver on his promises?
- Released January 5, 2010
U.S. Government and Business Leaders on Financial Transactions Taxes
Financial transactions taxes, small levies on trades of stock, derivatives, and other financial instruments, have gained increased attention as leaders around the world seek ways to address financial volatility and pay for pressing needs, from domestic economic recovery to the global fights against poverty and climate change.
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