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Is Government Unionization a Free Speech Issue?

A case coming before the Supreme Court this autumn argues that it is, but public unions have done far more damage to American civic life than just abridging their members’ rights.

A Victory for Both Sides in the Abortion Wars

The Supreme Court just made it harder for workplaces to discriminate against pregnant women. Pro-choicers and pro-lifers came together to support the case.

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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.

After the Elections

Fair enough. But some of the Realpolitik Russia won’t like.

Shale Is Hale

Welcome to the era of the “monster frack.”

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