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2016
Listening to Trump Voters

The commentariat spends a lot of time talking about Donald Trump—time that might be better spent listening to the people who are voting for him.

2016 And Beyond
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The Coming Electoral Crack-up?

Will voter discontent shatter the partisan deadlock in U.S. politics this November?

Europe: Uncheck That Box
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The Amerexit

Brexit is less a cause of future problems for Europe than it is a consequence of the dramatic re-ordering of the world that took place after 1990.

Nationalism Rising
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When and Why Nationalism Beats Globalism

And how moral psychology can help explain and reduce tensions between the two.

The Middle East
The Tragedy of Modernity in the Middle East

Modernity was supposed to be a virtual synonym for tolerance and progress, but somehow things haven’t worked out that way for the region.

South Asia
Subcontinental Drift

The United States needs a powerful India, a peaceful Pakistan, and accord between the two. What are the chances?

The Human Condition
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Old Advice

Two pundits—one ancient and one modern—explore the past, present, and future of old age.

Prayer and Work
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On Your Knees

Everybody prays, whether they know it or not.

Economic History
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The End of a Dream?

America’s great age of growth is over and discontentment drives our politics. Yet there’s hope of modest economic advances, if only we clear the way.

Continental Divides
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Europe Gets Religion, Again

What Pope Francis, Prince Charles, Patriarch Bartholomew, Mother Teresa, Patriarch Kirill, and the next President of the United States have in common.

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Crude Economics

London is using both carrot and stick to keep offshore oil output up.

Greeks Bearing Debts

Greece’s recurrent crisis is the result of bad Greek and German decisions alike. Only one is in year eight of a depression as a result.

Frack Baby Frack

Abundant shale gas brought natural gas prices to historic lows—and made the US a net exporter of the hydrocarbon.

WRM Elsewhere

Walter Russell Mead tackles the question.

Silicon Valley All Grown Up

Is Silicon Valley getting tired of blue governance?

Military Spending

The UK government promises that Britain’s new aircraft carriers will have aircraft.

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