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Blue Model Blowup
Blue Model Blowup
Will the Blue Model Lose the Election for Hillary?

A transportation strike in Philadelphia threatens to keep critical Democratic voters from the polls.

Blue Model Blowup
Treasury Dept. Plays Tricks with Puerto Rico Debt

Obama administration Treasury officials want to discriminate against holders of Puerto Rico’s general obligation bonds and give retired public employees a better deal.

Blue Model Blowup
Detroit’s Teacher Union Meltdown

Detroit’s teachers have called coordinated “sick-outs” that amount to a strike—and strikes by public sector employees are illegal in Michigan.

Blue Model Blowup
“Reform for Relief” Coming to Blue Cities

Local Democrats don’t have solutions for the magnitude of our cities’ problems. Fixing America’s cities is one of the most urgent jobs on our national to-do list.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

The Trump Administration is likely to comply.

demographic transformation

The millennial urban boom may be coming to a close. This could have major consequences for America’s politics and geography.

A Heavy Lift

No, probably not. But President Trump may have trouble lifting them in the first place.

Delivering on Promises

TPP, NAFTA, and a special deal with the UK: Trump’s first week will be a busy one.

WRM in the WSJ

Eliot Cohen’s new book presents a nuanced and compelling defense of hard power.


Regular readers know the answer: not very effective at all.

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