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Bringing the Heat
Bringing the Heat
Cheap Shale Gas Keeping Americans Warm

Plunging temperatures have sent natural gas prices up past $5 per million BTU for the first time in more than three years. That’s still much cheaper than most people elsewhere in the world pay for their natural gas, and here’s the thing: if it weren’t for the shale boom, that price would likely be much higher.

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Crude Economics

If the Saudis don’t bite the bullet next month, the cartel’s relevance will fade significantly.

Why We Can't Have Nice Things

An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.

Higher Ed Shake Up

New low-cost programs are carving out a critical space in the U.S. higher education system.


Hint: it isn’t pretty.

Blue Model Blues

Kicking the can down the road is turning into a hobby for PA lawmakers.

Xi who must be obeyed

The Chinese President’s new status as “core” leader will strengthen his hand, but rifts remain within the Party.

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