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Golden State Blues
Golden State Blues
Why California Can’t Build More Housing

Labor unions side with NIMBYs to block a measure that would slow the growth in housing costs.

Golden State Blues
The Fruits of Pension Politicization

In California, pensioners have taken a back seat to well-connected corporations and fashionable liberal political causes.

Golden State Blues
Another California Rail Fail

The high-speed rail increasingly looks like a last-ditch effort to project 20th-century ideas about transportation into the future.

Golden State Blues
Why Can’t California Cut Prison Costs?

A part of the answer: prison guard unions.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff

And get this: it’s because the industry already got the subsidies it wanted.

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.

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