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Maria Stuarda at the Met
Maria Stuarda at the Met
Photo by Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera.
The Red Divorce

The bearded fanatic, dressed in black, enters the cell in which the lady—who held power in the old regime and who still stubbornly clings to the old, corrupt version of the faith—has long been imprisoned. His voice dripping with hypocritical sorrow, he holds out a paper and announces the sentence toward which he has long […]

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Putin's Retirement Plan?

The sanctioned Russian bank VTB, a Kremlin favorite, had a critical role to play in the sale of a government oil company stake last month. Cui bono?

the grass is always greener

The GOP has spent altogether too much energy raging against the Affordable Care Act and altogether too little developing and building support for alternatives.

Law & Order

A new study estimates just how much police reduce crime rates.

Crude Economics

It’s not enough to balance supply and demand—petrostates need to contend with crude in storage, as well.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Do the defense minister’s words signify a rift within Manila’s top leadership?

Post-EU

Over the weekend, PEOTUS assured Britain of a speedy bilateral trade deal as soon as he’s in office. If things go well for Britain, look to some other wavering EU countries to start looking at their options.

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