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Shale Goes Boom
Shale Goes Boom
America's New Oil Milestone Is a Big Deal

Thanks to fracking, the US is now producing more than 10 percent of the world’s supply of oil. More than 40 percent of American crude is fracked, and the rest of the world is miles behind.

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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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