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Kansas’ Credit Rating Goes Down the Tubes

The fiscal picture in Kansas continues to darken as the state reels from Governor Sam Brownback’s budget-busting tax cuts.

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Reform Government First, Cut Taxes Later

Enthusiasm for state-level tax cuts is on the wane as legislators look at the fiascos in Kansas and Louisiana.

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More Fiscal Headwinds in the Sunflower State

The doctrinaire right-wing governance of Kansas has, by virtually all measures, yielded disappointing results.

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"Peak" Oil?

The UK may have just found its biggest new reserve of offshore crude this century.

Land of the Rising Gun

Shinzo Abe is not letting the North Korean crisis go to waste.

Recovery?

The Obama Recovery didn’t do much for the housing sector.

Suburbanization

Will we see a third ring of suburbs?

Asia's Game of Thrones

Time will tell if this strategy will backfire, generating more pushback from potential allies like South Korea.

Not Dead Yet

But this weekend’s protests, impressive as they were, are a long way from constituting a lasting threat to Putin’s power.

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