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Gender Diversity Doesn’t Boost Corporate Profits

A new paper says social scientists can fail to act as “honest brokers” when they “produce findings that are not what advocates want to hear.”

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NYT Spins Racial Discord with Bad Evidence

The Times tried hard to find racial discord in a story about New Orleans ten years after Katrina. The problem is the facts just aren’t cooperating.

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Horn of Africa

…and that may not be such a bad thing.

The Inauguration

As Donald Trump takes the oath, an essay on the historical forces that have shaped this moment by Walter Russell Mead.


Clearly a lot of frustration for the outgoing American President has been stored up in the Russian psyche.

the roots of populism

If the term “intellectual” only encompasses thinkers on the Left, then it is only natural that right-wing populists would turn it into a slur.

Rebuilding America

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

Violence in Myanmar

Many of Myanmar’s long-suffering Rohingyas are now turning to internationally funded Islamist insurgents to resist the government.

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