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An Endangered Species We Should All Be Happy About

Guinea worm, a gruesome parasite, is on the brink of eradication. This is the way disease ends. Not with a bang but a whimper.

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Charter Schools Make Students Healthy, Wealthy and Wise

Charter school students are more likely to graduate high school, go to college, and earn more money than students at traditional public schools, according to a new study. After years of inconclusive studies, a growing literature suggests that charter students do, in fact, perform better than their peers.

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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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