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Francis' Finances
Francis' Finances
Pope Francis’s Unsexy Reforms

Pope Francis has just issued new guidelines for all Vatican departments that push his financial reforms of the Vatican’s corrupt finances ahead. This is a drastically under-reported part of his legacy-in-the-making.

Francis' Finances
Pope Overhauls Corrupt Finances, Sets Agenda

A new document by Pope Francis suggests he is serious about fixing the Vatican’s finances. It’s looking more and more like Francis could turn out to be a genuine reformer.

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Frozen Ukraine

The latest round of peace talks only mask Europe’s lack of leverage and commitment in Ukraine.

Asia's Game of Thrones

The Philippine president has now definitively cast his lot with China. How will elites in Manila react?

Follow the Money

Why hasn’t the increase in K-12 investment translated into better student outcomes?

Crude Economics

US oil companies are in much better shape than the cartel seems to think.

Under Pressure

Russia is increasingly bringing its hybrid warfare tactics to its neighbor in the north.

Immigration and 2016

A look ahead at how the issue will play out in tonight’s debates.

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