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Blue Bust abroad
Blue Bust abroad
UK Pensions Under Strain

Defined-benefit pension plans are an artifact of the blue social model.

Blue Bust abroad
French Socialists Aren’t Feeling the Bern

The decline of the blue social model has forced many European countries to abandon some of the more statist features of their economic agendas.

Blue Bust abroad
Europe’s Pension Reckoning Approaches

The global decline of the blue model stands to inflict even more pain on Europe than on the United States.

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Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

Fear the Airpocalypse

Companies are defying orders to cut back on air pollution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.

Reefer Madness

Is it Gary Johnson’s world? Not necessarily.


Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin thinks Moscow can add 4 million barrels per day in the coming years.

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