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Robert E. Litan
No-Cost Stimulus

How to get the economy going again without busting
the budget.

Get A Job

With the November elections just around the corner, the Washington Post is reporting that the Obama Administration is scrambling for ways to boost America’s dismal job numbers—without busting the budget. Here are two low-cost options they ought to try: immigration reform and Federal R&D spending reform.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
Why We Can't Have Nice Things

An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.

Higher Ed Shake Up

New low-cost programs are carving out a critical space in the U.S. higher education system.


Hint: it isn’t pretty.

Blue Model Blues

Kicking the can down the road is turning into a hobby for PA lawmakers.

Xi who must be obeyed

The Chinese President’s new status as “core” leader will strengthen his hand, but rifts remain within the Party.

Deal or No Deal

The answer isn’t straightforward, and it’s likely to be decided by our next president.

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