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The Russian President Backtracks
The Russian President Backtracks
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Putin Dumps Doping Scandal Officials, Unexpectedly

Vladimir Putin rarely acts under pressure, and is loath to discipline loyal underlings. Yet with the Russian doping subversion scandal blowing up, he has done both.

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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.

Higher Ed Shake Up

New low-cost programs are carving out a critical space in the U.S. higher education system.


Hint: it isn’t pretty.

Blue Model Blues

Kicking the can down the road is turning into a hobby for PA lawmakers.

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