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The Honorable William F. Winter
In Defense of the Practical Politician

Why government by political outsiders doesn’t necessarily leave us better off.

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The Seven Habits of Highly Depolarizing People

How to make friends and influence people on the other side of the aisle.

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Why Polarization Matters

Polarization is more our problem than our politicians’. The success of the nation requires that we, the people, overcome it.

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Not Promising Enough

The President missed an opportunity with his “America’s College Promise” plan. A joint college and home-ownership access program would have been more the ticket—and yes, there is a way to pay for it.

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Promoting Freedom: The Seven “Don’ts”

Democracy and freedom are in decline around the world. What should the United States do to reverse this trend? Better yet, what shouldn’t it do?

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
Security of Supply

Not much, it turns out.

fighting the future

Some creative Italians have found a way to beat their country’s job-destroying Euro woes—and the powers that be have immediately organized to crush it.

the Supremes

A nuclear response would be necessary to save the Supreme Court as an institution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

More wages from Obama’s vaunted Pivot to Asia.

Golden State Blues

California’s high-end housing market is one of the most attractive for America’s rich. The market for starter homes? Not so much.

good causes & bad advocates

The organization’s reckless and misleading use of its imprimatur is poisonous for public debate.

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