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Deep in the Red, California Pension Fund Pulls Political Stunts

State governance would proceed more smoothly if leaders focused on getting the basic job done before taking on elaborate special projects.

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The Rockefeller Divestment and Other Empty Gestures

The Rockefeller family announced that it will “divest” one of its big funds of investments in the fossil fuel industry. Perhaps it can afford the inefficient gesture, but environmentalists ought to embrace smarter economics.

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Regulation Drives Up LA Housing Costs

Los Angeles has the highest rental rates in the country, thanks to bad zoning laws and counterproductive environmental regulation. But its problems are hardly unique.

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Massachusetts Debates Worst Pensions Idea Yet

Massachusetts has the most severe pensions crisis in the nation, and now it could get even worse: State legislators are debating dumping profitable pension investments.

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Climate Skepticism on the Rise

More than four in ten people think that the media exaggerates the dangers of global warming—the highest numbers ever recorded. Green exaggerations, more than “big oil,” are the leading cause of Americans’ growing climate skepticism.

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As if holding back America’s schools wasn’t enough….

Pipeline Politics

Still, several hurdles remain for the beleaguered project.

Soft or Hard Landing

It feels like 2015 all over again.

the 45th president

A more important question than whether the botched health bill passes the House.

Red Tape

Trump is ready to streamline energy regulations, but that won’t be a big help to oil companies’ bottom line.

He Said He Said

All corruption revelations are due to tactical leaking in Russia. So who’s out to get Dmitry Medvedev?

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