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Innovation Imperilled
Innovation Imperilled
Patent Trolls Account for Two-Thirds of All New Patent Lawsuits

Patent trolls, companies that manufacture nothing but exist simply to sue productive corporations, now account for two-thirds of all patent lawsuits filed in the US. A major drag on innovation is getting worse.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.

Reefer Madness

Is it Gary Johnson’s world? Not necessarily.


Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin thinks Moscow can add 4 million barrels per day in the coming years.


America’s peculiar system for choosing presidents may help avoid post-election chaos.

Third Debate Recap

Trump shortchanges his supposed signature issue to defend man-crush on Putin.

Frozen Ukraine

The latest round of peace talks only mask Europe’s lack of leverage and commitment in Ukraine.

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