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Andrew Lewis
Venezuela Burning
Venezuela: A Cautionary Tale

To make a case against the viability of a modern socialist state, particularly one that relies on exporting natural resources, one need only point to Venezuela.

Uber Alles
Uber Summons Higher Power in Europe

Uber takes its case all the way to Brussels, even as it fights a challenge in its own backyard.

Pension Meltdown
Passing the Disappearing Buck

The town of La Grange, IL is a microcosm of countless U.S. towns where, by some spectral mix of cronyism and ignorance, pension benefits have been promised that are quite simply undeliverable.

Birth of the Salesman

The humble Jewish peddler, in bringing his wares to the hinterlands of the new world, played a surprisingly important role in shaping modern American society.

Average Is Over—But the American Dream Lives On

Americans define personal success in different ways, but certainly no one strives for mediocrity. Maybe this is why Tyler Cowen’s latest book is getting people angry.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
Asia's Game of Thrones

As Duterte continues to slam the U.S. and look to China, Japan is caught in an awkward position.


By snubbing nuclear power, Berlin has consigned itself to decades of coal dependence.

The European Immigration Crisis

There is nothing so permanent as a temporary measure.

Miracles Can Happen

It’s probably not a model for the country (as some analysts would have it), but it shows that compromise is possible when all parties involved are committed to finding a practical solution.

Putin on a show?

Russia’s advantage in Syria is a matter of political will, not technical capability.

Higher Education Watch

Colleges make resident assistants “mandatory reporters” for potential Title IX violations.

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