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When the Customers Don't Come

Sweet Briar College, a well-regarded liberal arts school in Virginia, is closing down. Other private colleges have tried the same “high tuition, high discount” strategy—but how long will the customers come?

Crying Wolf in Argentina

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner peddles conspiracy theories about the Jewish State as her government flails.

Pipeline Politics

A vote to override Obama’s Keystone veto failed in the Senate today, but this saga is far from over.


Japanese solar is booming but utilities can’t keep up.

Race in America

Years of the blue model have barely touched the wealth gap between whites on the one hand and African Americans and Hispanics on the other.

Crude Economics

American consumers are spending less at the pump, and analysts say the U.S. economy will benefit for some time.

The Arms Control Fallacy
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No arms control agreement is likely to stop Iran, no matter what people inside and out of the administration would like to think.
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