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Blue Model Meltdown
Blue Model Meltdown
Blockbuster NYT Report Exposes Public Pension Charade

The looming fiscal time bomb is far larger than pension funds would like to admit.

Blue Model Meltdown
The Grey Lady Wrings Her Hands over Public Pensions

The Ponzi scheme at the heart of state and local governance is becoming increasingly obvious. The blue social model is running out of safe space.

Blue Model Meltdown
Crisis Point Approaching in Illinois

The State Supreme Court ruling against pension reform couldn’t have come at a worse time for Illinois’ gridlocked government.

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"Peak" Oil?

The UK may have just found its biggest new reserve of offshore crude this century.

Land of the Rising Gun

Shinzo Abe is not letting the North Korean crisis go to waste.

Recovery?

The Obama Recovery didn’t do much for the housing sector.

Suburbanization

Will we see a third ring of suburbs?

Asia's Game of Thrones

Time will tell if this strategy will backfire, generating more pushback from potential allies like South Korea.

Not Dead Yet

But this weekend’s protests, impressive as they were, are a long way from constituting a lasting threat to Putin’s power.

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