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Hong Kong Chaos
Hong Kong Chaos
Loyalists and Localists Face Off in Hong Kong Legislature

The chaos in Hong Kong’s legislature will re-ignite a debate over how to handle activists who openly defy Beijing.

Hong Kong Chaos
Hong Kong Leadership Digs In Its Heels

The leader of Hong Kong and the President of China are both sending clear signals that they are not even considering making significant concessions to Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protest movement.

Hong Kong Chaos
Xi Won't Budge

Xi is telegraphing his strong intent not to let the Hong Kong protesters secure any more victories. Unnamed sources are telling the press that China doesn’t want to have to resort to using the military—unless it really has to.

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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.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

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