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Life and Death Lunacy in the Golden State

Two weeks after signing an assisted suicide bill, California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would have given terminally ill patients access to experimental drugs that could save their lives.

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What Is the Fate of Assisted Suicide?

California has legalized assisted suicide, quadrupling the number of Americans who can legally kill themselves with medical help if they become terminally ill. Will other states follow suit?

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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.

Recessional

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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