Today we’re highlighting five of our favorite “Best Ideas” from 2014.
By Sheryll Cashin in the Root
By Charles Ogletree in the Washington Post
By Zack Stanton in the Wilson Quarterly
By Lawrence Summers in the Financial Times
By Alix Spiegel at National Public Radio
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