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Coming Apart
Coming Apart
Elite Intermarriage on the Rise

The rise of educational homogamy is indicative of an ever-more siloed elite.

Coming Apart
New Evidence in the Marriage Debate

New Brookings data cast doubt on the preferred left-wing explanation for the decline of marriage among working-class whites.

Coming Apart
Elite Women Choosing Family Over Work

A new study points to a different, more important trend than it thinks it does.

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Putin's Retirement Plan?

The sanctioned Russian bank VTB, a Kremlin favorite, had a critical role to play in the sale of a government oil company stake last month. Cui bono?

the grass is always greener

The GOP has spent altogether too much energy raging against the Affordable Care Act and altogether too little developing and building support for alternatives.

Law & Order

A new study estimates just how much police reduce crime rates.

Crude Economics

It’s not enough to balance supply and demand—petrostates need to contend with crude in storage, as well.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Do the defense minister’s words signify a rift within Manila’s top leadership?


Over the weekend, PEOTUS assured Britain of a speedy bilateral trade deal as soon as he’s in office. If things go well for Britain, look to some other wavering EU countries to start looking at their options.

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