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Putin’s Great Purge

KGB generals and old cronies are falling left and right, as Putin tries to consolidate power.

Power Play
German Industry May Soon Be Saddled With Sky-High Electricity Bills

Soon, German industry may no longer be exempt from paying green surcharges on electricity bills. Berlin’s green ambitions have saddled its consumers with some of the highest electricity prices in Europe.

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Why We Can't Have Nice Things

Déjà vu all over again.

Public Opinion

A new Gallup poll registers big increases in respect for police, including among Democrats and nonwhites.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Both Washington and Manila are doing damage control in the wake of Duterte’s latest comments, but the real test is yet to come.


Even the New York Times is beginning to acknowledge Obama’s sorry legacy in the Middle East.

beyond blue

Financial literacy has to become a basic element of the U.S. educational system.


The inability to pass the easiest of trade deals with Canada speaks to a deeper structural crisis at the heart of the continent.

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