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The Higher Ed Bubble
The Higher Ed Bubble
Millions Late on Student Loan Repayments

Students just aren’t earning enough money as a result of their degrees to pay for the cost of getting them. Our higher ed mess is strikingly similar to our health care mess.

The Higher Ed Bubble
University Administration Bloat: The Tail the Size of the Dog

It’s not just aggravating waste—it’s one of the roots of the whole higher ed bubble.

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South China Sea Change

The Chinese are pulling back from the disputed Scarborough Shoal: is this a new normal or a temporary olive branch?

Latin Lefty Meltdown

It’s a sign of frustration—and a sign of Maduro’s temporary upper-hand.

Washington's Malaysia Malaise

Malaysia is preparing for its first major defense agreement with China, a sign that Beijing’s diplomacy is paying off.

Low-Hanging Fruit

We need more diesel technicians, welders, and pipe fitters.

Crude Economics

If the Saudis don’t bite the bullet next month, the cartel’s relevance will fade significantly.

Why We Can't Have Nice Things

An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.

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