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Leftward Drift?
Leftward Drift?
Clinton Tries to Surf Tide She Can’t Block

The Democratic Party is running left, and presidential candidates need to run fast enough to stay at the head of the parade.

Leftward Drift?
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Worries About Francis

Pope Francis’ heart and his perception of the world may be more to the Left than I perhaps expected.

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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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