In a health care system as dysfunctional as ours, Obamacare’s coverage expansions are beginning to seem purely symbolic. Three recent stories highlight how the law is making it harder to access care the plans will cover.
In 2003, construction began on a massive LNG import terminal near Sabine Pass, Texas. Now, that facility’s investors are opening up their checkbooks again to turn the terminal into one suitable for exports.
There may be good reasons to close down Guantanamo, but that’s no simple task, and the both President and the country have more urgent problems.
Adam Garfinkle is participating in an Ask Me Anything on reddit today at 2pm EDT. He’ll be fielding questions about the Syrian conflict. Stop by and ask questions!
A new poll finds that Americans who stay informed about politics believe the world has gotten more complicated over the last decade. Gentry liberals try to explain this away by accusing partisans like the Koch brothers of willfully distorting what are in truth simple matters. But it is far more reasonable to be confused during this age of uncertainty and anxiety than to believe that everything is crystal clear.
Ruth Wedgwood interviews Judge Mark Wolf, a district judge on the federal bench in Massachusetts and former anti-corruption prosecutor, about his ideas for an International Anti-Corruption Court.
Call it for what it is: an old fashioned party purge. 250,000 communist officials have been caught up so far in a massive effort to impose central control on local officials, with signs now that the purge could be catching Chinese diplomats in its sweep.
Sisi is making progress to improve the Egyptian economy, but even if he can restore order, the fundamentals of the economy are still broken.
Europeans’ confidence in the present and future strength of their economy has tanked, both as a function of the fallout from the crisis in Ukraine and from the news of stagnant Eurozone growth last quarter.
This week, we invite two professors on the show, one to discuss the state of higher education, and the other to outline a controversial strategy for dealing with an ever more pugnacious Putin.