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democracy and its discontents
democracy and its discontents
Reminder: The Electoral College Isn’t Going Away

The outcome of the election made the public more supportive of America’s idiosyncratic election system overall.

democracy and its discontents
Four Theses on the Electoral College

The case against America’s idiosyncratic election system isn’t as straightforward as you think.

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democrats in disarray

Democratic elites are losing the ability to set their party’s agenda.

Up in Smoke

And that’s just as “flawed” of a modern energy source as it sounds.

Asia's Game of Thrones

China’s suspension of coal imports from North Korea serves as both a warning to Pyongyang and a signal to Washington.

Transit's Future

Ridership is down, and there are reasons to believe it may never recover.

blue boondoggle

California’s utopian high-speed rail project just got another wrench thrown in its gears—this time by the Trump administration.

Fracking Futures

…And it wasn’t long ago that the U.S. was worried about LNG imports.

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