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All for the Best

City Opera’s revived production of Candide is a bleak, and hilarious, musical comedy—equal parts light opera and brutal savaging thereof.

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Trump Before Trump

What a nineteenth century poet-turned-politician can warn us about the consequences of the 2016 elections.

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Legislators should fundamentally rethink how the government can best encourage retirement planning and saving in a 21st century economy defined by job-hopping and gig work.

Burn Baby Burn

But zealots who want to burn down the whole administrative state have it wrong.

European Disunion

The most serious challenge to the European project is not in the Netherlands or France.

Brexit

A new survey shows that there’s a lot of commonality between “Remain” and “Leave” voters.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Taiwan is taking steps to boost its own naval capabilities, announcing the launch of a new submarine-building program.

Better Business?

Big Blue was a telework pioneer, but it’s abandoning the practice to try and foster innovation.

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