Brookings Today, 6/12/14

A roundup of some of the content published today by Brookings.

  • What it takes to eliminate government inefficiency. John Hudak argues for policy reforms to deal with government inefficiency and waste.

  • High stakes for European Commission presidency. Kemal Derviş looks at the high stakes and uncertainty over who will lead the European Commission.

  • What Democrats can do next on student loans. Matthew Chingos wonders about the future of the Democrats’ position on student loans. 

  • Medical campuses in innovation districts. Martha Ross highlights the importance of medical campuses in innovation districts and their role in providing healthcare to low wage workers.

  • Ten things to know about Brazil. Fred Dews shares ten things to know about Brazil as the World Cup gets under way.

Elina Saxena contributed to this post.