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Shaking up Higher Ed Accreditation

The existing higher ed accreditation system is a disaster for students—and breaking the federal monopoly on accreditation is a promising way to improve higher ed.

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Breaking the Federal Monopoly on Higher Ed Accreditation

A new House of Representatives proposal would be the first step in broadening access to accredited courses and apprenticeships offered by institutions ranging from corporations to non-profits.

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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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