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Cycles of Debt
Cycles of Debt
America’s Debt Prison Scandal

Over the past 30 years, America’s swelling county jails have seen people kept behind bars for failing to pay to court fees. Reform can’t come soon enough.

Cycles of Debt
Nursing Homes Become Debt Prisons

An NYT investigation reveals that it has become more common than you would think for nursing homes to get legal control over their residents—and their residents’ assets.

Cycles of Debt
Debtor’s Prison Revival, Ferguson Edition

In cities and towns across America, debtor’s prisons in all but name are locking the less fortunate into cycles of poverty and dysfunction.

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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.

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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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