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Transit's Future
The Death Of The Washington Metro

Ridership is down, and there are reasons to believe it may never recover.

Why We Can't Have Nice Things
NYT Ignores Obvious Fix for Subway Delays

To admit the problem, the Times would have to say unpleasant things about public sector unions.

U.S.-Israel Relations
Trump’s Statement on Settlements Doesn’t Mean What You Think

There were lots of ways in which the Obama years weren’t good for Bibi, but the hatred of settlements is Washington was politically useful for him.

Why We Can't Have Nice Things
Fixing New York’s Airports

Port Authority is the poster boy of bloated blue governance.

No Left Left
The Left Has Lost the Working Class

Democrats can no longer claim to represent the people who don’t own the means of production.

Rebuilding America
Paul Ryan’s Infrastructure Privatization Plan

Paul Ryan will target $40 in private investment for every $1 his caucus approves in infrastructure spending.

City Blues
New York’s Terrible Fiscal Health

Blue governance is costly, and De Blasio’s agenda has been as blue as any in the country.

Rebuilding America
A Test for the Democratic Party

How blue politicians reform the infrastructure construction process will be a key determinant of the future of Democratic Party.

Obama's Legacy
The Democrats Turn on Obama

Almost everywhere you look, the gap between Obama’s stirring rhetoric and his underwhelming accomplishments is immense.

Pension Crisis
California Has a Weird Definition of “Social Responsibility”

While pension fund bigwigs try to limit donations to think tanks advocating pension reform, California reaffirms its commitment to keeping pension money out of tobacco.

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democrats in disarray

Democratic elites are losing the ability to set their party’s agenda.

Up in Smoke

And that’s just as “flawed” of a modern energy source as it sounds.

Asia's Game of Thrones

China’s suspension of coal imports from North Korea serves as both a warning to Pyongyang and a signal to Washington.

Transit's Future

Ridership is down, and there are reasons to believe it may never recover.

blue boondoggle

California’s utopian high-speed rail project just got another wrench thrown in its gears—this time by the Trump administration.

Fracking Futures

…And it wasn’t long ago that the U.S. was worried about LNG imports.

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