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Here Come the Solar Layoffs

First Solar just announced a plan to cut 27 percent of its workforce.

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Welcome to the Solar Taper

After a period of rapid growth, solar installations are set for a downright dismal 2017.

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Global Solar Trade War Flares Up

New U.S. duties on Chinese solar imports suggest the renewable energy industry is floundering in the face of plummeting oil prices.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
Asia's Game of Thrones

The Trump Administration is likely to comply.

demographic transformation

The millennial urban boom may be coming to a close. This could have major consequences for America’s politics and geography.

A Heavy Lift

No, probably not. But President Trump may have trouble lifting them in the first place.

Delivering on Promises

TPP, NAFTA, and a special deal with the UK: Trump’s first week will be a busy one.

WRM in the WSJ

Eliot Cohen’s new book presents a nuanced and compelling defense of hard power.


Regular readers know the answer: not very effective at all.

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