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Human Wrongs
Human Wrongs
Move to Rename Chinese Embassy's Street Is a Pointless Gesture

An amendment to a State Department budget bill would rename the street of China’s U.S. embassy after a Chinese dissident. This is exactly the kind of reckless, feel-good gesture that makes the work of promoting human rights around the world even harder.

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Why We Can't Have Nice Things

Déjà vu all over again.

Public Opinion

A new Gallup poll registers big increases in respect for police, including among Democrats and nonwhites.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Both Washington and Manila are doing damage control in the wake of Duterte’s latest comments, but the real test is yet to come.


Even the New York Times is beginning to acknowledge Obama’s sorry legacy in the Middle East.

beyond blue

Financial literacy has to become a basic element of the U.S. educational system.


The inability to pass the easiest of trade deals with Canada speaks to a deeper structural crisis at the heart of the continent.

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