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And They Want to Build a Bullet Train

San Francisco’s new Bay Bridge was late, over-budget, and plagued by union corruption and shoddy design. And yet California’s leaders still want to build a high speed bullet train.

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CA Gov. Jerry Brown: Nothing Stops This Train

The proposed CA high speed bullet train is our country’s biggest and most misguided boondoggle. But Gov. Jerry Brown is determined to double down on it at all costs.

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Putin on a show?

Russia’s advantage in Syria is a matter of political will, not technical capability.

Higher Education Watch

Colleges make resident assistants “mandatory reporters” for potential Title IX violations.

Border Bluster

Russia continues to taunt Georgia by moving the border of South Ossetia, but don’t expect a change in policy from Tbilisi.

brave new world

We need to carefully think through a lot of our assumptions about gender roles, and build kinds of educational and social systems to help our boys succeed.

Theft in Broad Daylight

This is not your everyday bank failure in Russia.

Asia's Game of Thrones

As he heads to Japan, Duterte is once again denouncing U.S. military involvement in the Pacific. Can Tokyo push back?

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