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Pension Reform
Pension Reform
Advice to LA Pensions: Follow Warren Buffett

A commission of local business and union leaders in LA is advising the city to adopt Warren Buffett’s lower estimates on pension investment returns. It’s a smart move, but can the city afford it?

Pension Reform
Defined-Benefit Public Pensions: Unwise and Unfair

Public pensions are extremely generous for lifetime employees. Other public workers, however, often get a raw deal.

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Putin's Patronage

The rebound of Russia’s largest oil company appears to be a major success story, but the truth is more complicated.

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Jason Willick on the inadequacy of the donor class vision for the Republican Party.

Regulate Don't Kill

Trying to apply blue model thinking to post-blue problems is foolish.

A New Cud to Chew

Feeding cows seaweed could cut out 99 percent of their methane emissions.

Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

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