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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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Middle East Aflame

General Mattis wants an early chance to roll back Iranian gains in the region, and despite the risks, Yemen seems like a tempting place to start.

Development in Africa

Events in Ivory Coast remind us that rising expectations produce more revolutions than poverty.

Unenforceable

Shocker! Who could have imagined?

Security of Supply

Not much, it turns out.

fighting the future

Some creative Italians have found a way to beat their country’s job-destroying Euro woes—and the powers that be have immediately organized to crush it.

the Supremes

A nuclear response would be necessary to save the Supreme Court as an institution.

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