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Bye-bye Blue
Bye-bye Blue
Brazil Sings a Familiar Kind of Blues

Brazil has its own version of the blue social model. And it’s dragging down the country’s economy.

Bye-bye Blue
Big Japanese IPO Signals Blue Demise

Even in the Land of the Rising Sun, it’s now well-understood that the blue model can’t support a twenty-first century economy.

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Can The Economy Grow Without Delivering Jobs?

The 2012 economic census shows some industries growing while payrolls stagnate. Confronting this trend will be one of the biggest tasks of the coming years.

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Why We Can't Have Nice Things

Déjà vu all over again.

Public Opinion

A new Gallup poll registers big increases in respect for police, including among Democrats and nonwhites.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Both Washington and Manila are doing damage control in the wake of Duterte’s latest comments, but the real test is yet to come.


Even the New York Times is beginning to acknowledge Obama’s sorry legacy in the Middle East.

beyond blue

Financial literacy has to become a basic element of the U.S. educational system.


The inability to pass the easiest of trade deals with Canada speaks to a deeper structural crisis at the heart of the continent.

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