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Keep Shale Booming
Keep Shale Booming
The Opaque Dangers of Oil-by-Rail

The shale boom has put a huge amount of crude on our nation’s railroads, and led to a rising number of dangerous derailments, spills, and in some cases, explosions. We should pursue the cheaper and safer option: building out our nation’s pipeline networks.

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Why We Can't Have Nice Things

An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.

Higher Ed Shake Up

New low-cost programs are carving out a critical space in the U.S. higher education system.


Hint: it isn’t pretty.

Blue Model Blues

Kicking the can down the road is turning into a hobby for PA lawmakers.

Xi who must be obeyed

The Chinese President’s new status as “core” leader will strengthen his hand, but rifts remain within the Party.

Deal or No Deal

The answer isn’t straightforward, and it’s likely to be decided by our next president.

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