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the future of college
the future of college
Toward a Global MOOC Consortium

Things are looking up for online education as six universities from around the world try to establish a MOOC consortium.

the future of college
Goldman Sachs: Higher Ed Ripe for Disruption

“Returns on a college education are falling,” warns a recent report from the investment bank.

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


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

Horn of Africa

…and that may not be such a bad thing.

The Inauguration

As Donald Trump takes the oath, an essay on the historical forces that have shaped this moment by Walter Russell Mead.


Clearly a lot of frustration for the outgoing American President has been stored up in the Russian psyche.

the roots of populism

If the term “intellectual” only encompasses thinkers on the Left, then it is only natural that right-wing populists would turn it into a slur.

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