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All That DARPA Can Be

How DARPA has organized itself for innovation bears lessons for the U.S. economy that are more useful than the innovations themselves.

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This Old Housing Policy

The time is past due for reform in Federal housing policy. To get Freddie Mac and Fanny Mae out of their protracted receivership, we should look to Ginnie Mae’s superior model.

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The New Spoils System

Neither democratic theory nor common sense can justify the institution of a public sector union.

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Yes, Sanctions Work

The old wise-man consensus about the inefficacy of economic sanctions is truly old. Turns out they often work pretty well these days.

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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.

Fear the Airpocalypse

Companies are defying orders to cut back on air pollution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.

Reefer Madness

Is it Gary Johnson’s world? Not necessarily.


Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin thinks Moscow can add 4 million barrels per day in the coming years.

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