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The End of the Center

Transpartisanship: A new kind of political alliance.

Germany’s Neighbors Rankled by Its Energiewende

Germany’s grid can’t handle its wind and solar production, and its neighbors are paying the price for that failure.

Germany’s Green Dreams Causing Energy Nightmares Across Europe

Germany’s rapid renewable expansion is putting pressure on its neighbors’ power grids.

Europe’s Grids Can’t Handle Renewables

Europe’s power grids weren’t built with renewables in mind, and upgrading those systems won’t be cheap.

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The Inauguration

As Donald Trump takes the oath, an essay on the historical forces that have shaped this moment by Walter Russell Mead.


Clearly a lot of frustration for the outgoing American President has been stored up in the Russian psyche.

the roots of populism

If the term “intellectual” only encompasses thinkers on the Left, then it is only natural that right-wing populists would turn it into a slur.

Rebuilding America

Paul Ryan will target $40 in private investment for every $1 his caucus approves in infrastructure spending.

Violence in Myanmar

Many of Myanmar’s long-suffering Rohingyas are now turning to internationally funded Islamist insurgents to resist the government.

The Shale Rebound

Texas’s Permian Basin has been called “the crown jewel of the world’s oil and gas industry.”

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