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Frack Baby Frack

America stands to produce twice as much oil from shale by the 2030s, according to a new report.

Race in America

Black students tend to major in lower-paying fields, meaning that the wage gap would persist even if whites and blacks attended college at the same rate.


Exit polls out of New Hampshire complicate standard explanations for Trump’s popularity.

Let's Make a Deal

The theory that engagement would lead to Iran becoming a peaceful stakeholder in the broader Middle East is taking a beating.

India Ascendant?

This would be a very big deal.

Crude Economics

China’s oil production is expected to fall this year. That’s good news for world peace.

The Mess in the Middle East

Turkey has expressed outrage that the U.S. is working with the Syrian Kurds against ISIS.

Israel à la Modi

Weapons deals have been key to the warming relations between the two countries.

Trump’s America
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What’s most significant about Trump isn’t his success, but our collective failure.
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