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Power Problems
Power Problems
Saudis Struggle to Meet Gas Needs

Riyadh can’t pump the gas it needs, so it has to rely on oil to produce electricity.

Power Problems
Green Policies a Cold Comfort to Britain’s Poor

More than one million English families with children are shivering in the dark this winter, unable to afford their rising power bills.

Power Problems
Winter Has Arrived in Ukraine

Ukraine’s energy minister begged his countrymen to lower their electricity consumption to avoid blackouts.

Power Problems
The Costs of Nixing Nuclear

Japan is officially turning its nuclear reactors back on after shunning the energy source in the wake of the Fukushima disaster. It’s a difficult decision, but one that’s expected to give a much-needed boost to the country’s fragile economy.

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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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