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The Alcohol Industry Needs Alcoholism to Thrive

The majority of the alcohol industry’s profits come from Americans who consume about ten drinks per day. This is predatory, but higher taxes could help bring down consumption and ensure that people pay the full social cost of their drug use.

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Is There a Case for Prohibition Lite?

The pro-pot movement may be picking up steam, but Reihan Salam thinks the time is ripe to tax alcohol more heavily.

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Why We Can't Have Nice Things

An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.

Higher Ed Shake Up

New low-cost programs are carving out a critical space in the U.S. higher education system.


Hint: it isn’t pretty.

Blue Model Blues

Kicking the can down the road is turning into a hobby for PA lawmakers.

Xi who must be obeyed

The Chinese President’s new status as “core” leader will strengthen his hand, but rifts remain within the Party.

Deal or No Deal

The answer isn’t straightforward, and it’s likely to be decided by our next president.

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