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Collective Bargaining
Collective Bargaining
European Energy Union's Momentum Gets Czeched

The Czech Republic has voiced its disapproval of a proposal for the EU to negotiate a single price for Russian gas. The logic of Prague’s opposition isn’t clear, but it’s the kind of conflict Putin likes to see.

Collective Bargaining
EU Energy Union Movement Gathers Momentum

The EU’s energy commissioner voiced support for a bloc-wide energy union to negotiate better prices for Russian gas. Such a move would bolster the bloc’s economy, but it would also galvanize the member countries at a time when the EU desperately needs to present a unified front in opposition to Russian aggression.

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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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