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Charter School Showdown
Charter School Showdown
Lefty Blogger Calls Foul on NYT Hit Piece on Charters

Jonathan Chait’s takedown of a hilariously biased anti-charter school piece of “reporting” at the NYT shows us that the blue civil war is alive and well when it comes to education.

Charter School Showdown
Charter School Battle Heads to Illinois

After a setback in New York, charter school opponents have taken the fight to Illinois, which is considering 12 bills to limit the spread of charters in the state. The outcome could have a major effect on the governor’s race, which is currently neck and neck.

Charter School Showdown
Cuomo 1, De Blasio 0

Governor Andrew Cuomo has the upper hand in the conflict with NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio over charter schools. The new state budget will force all cities, including New York, to provide rent-free space to charter schools.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
Putin's Patronage

The rebound of Russia’s largest oil company appears to be a major success story, but the truth is more complicated.

TAI elsewhere

Jason Willick on the inadequacy of the donor class vision for the Republican Party.

Regulate Don't Kill

Trying to apply blue model thinking to post-blue problems is foolish.

A New Cud to Chew

Feeding cows seaweed could cut out 99 percent of their methane emissions.

Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

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