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Pension Crisis
Pension Crisis
California Has a Weird Definition of “Social Responsibility”

While pension fund bigwigs try to limit donations to think tanks advocating pension reform, California reaffirms its commitment to keeping pension money out of tobacco.

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New Jersey’s Credit Downgraded Again

This is the tenth time since Chris Christie took office.

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NJ Pension System Most Underfunded in the Nation

A grim milestone for the Garden State.

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Dallas Police Exodus: A Preview of Blue Model Collapse?

Wonks and policymakers need to be thinking harder about how to right this sinking ship beyond perpetually raising taxes to plug the leaks.

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Golden State Pension Deficit: $1.2 Trillion

With California’s pension debt now approaching 60 percent of the state’s GDP—and rising—it’s clear that tinkering around the edges won’t be enough.

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San Bernardino Stiffs Wall Street

In advance of releasing its bankruptcy plan, San Bernardino has paid CalPERS in full while stiffing Wall Street.

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New Jersey Collects New “Worst In America” Title

New Jersey has the most underfunded pension system in the country, and it’s about to get worse. That’s a warning for states thinking of issuing bonds as a short-term pension fix.

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An American Dream on the Public Dime

A new poll shows that Americans don’t want to cut public employee pensions, but they won’t suffer higher taxes or fewer services to pay for them.

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France 2017

France’s embattled conservative presidential contender, Francois Fillon, says that he will be staying in the race till the bitter end.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Things are heating up in both of China’s maritime disputes.

Why We Can't Have Nice Things

Money without reform is a bad idea.

Trump's Cabinet

The new EPA head made his career railing against the agency he will now lead.

The Greek Tragedy

Nothing demonstrates the dead end into which the European Union has so tragically worked itself better than the policy paralysis that has crippled its response to the Greek calamity.

Gridlock

Poland and the Czech Republic are collateral damage in Germany’s energiewende.

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