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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.

Pension Crisis
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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"Peak" Oil?

The UK may have just found its biggest new reserve of offshore crude this century.

Land of the Rising Gun

Shinzo Abe is not letting the North Korean crisis go to waste.

Recovery?

The Obama Recovery didn’t do much for the housing sector.

Suburbanization

Will we see a third ring of suburbs?

Asia's Game of Thrones

Time will tell if this strategy will backfire, generating more pushback from potential allies like South Korea.

Not Dead Yet

But this weekend’s protests, impressive as they were, are a long way from constituting a lasting threat to Putin’s power.

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