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Police State
Police State
Russia Closer to Passing “Sadists’ Law”

The law would allow prison staff to use truncheons, electric shock devices, and guard dogs against those who were perceived to have violated prison discipline.

Police State
Putin Fires Up His Domestic War on Terror

We wouldn’t be surprised if this anti-terrorism campaign just happens to ensnare a few domestic political opponents too.

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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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