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The Crisis of the Future

Blue model policies aren’t only failing the public, they are failing the civil servants intended to benefit from them.

pension peril
The Pension Crisis Keeps Getting Worse

A recent report says the solvency of state pension funds declined from 2014 to 2015, despite a rising stock market.

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Russia Takes Away Workers' Piggy Banks

Russia is raiding money that was supposed to be invested for future pensions in order to make current pension payments.

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SEC Official: State and Local Governments Are Misleading Investors on Pensions

A friendly reminder for our readers who may be counting on a state pension: Assurances from city and state officials that these obligations will be met should be taken with a gargantuan brick of salt.

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Middle East Aflame

General Mattis wants an early chance to roll back Iranian gains in the region, and despite the risks, Yemen seems like a tempting place to start.

Development in Africa

Events in Ivory Coast remind us that rising expectations produce more revolutions than poverty.


Shocker! Who could have imagined?

Security of Supply

Not much, it turns out.

fighting the future

Some creative Italians have found a way to beat their country’s job-destroying Euro woes—and the powers that be have immediately organized to crush it.

the Supremes

A nuclear response would be necessary to save the Supreme Court as an institution.

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