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The Shale Boom's Bite
The Shale Boom's Bite
More Bad News For Europe

America’s shale boom is boosting our petrochemicals industry, and it’s coming at the expense of European firms. Natural gas liquids are used as a feedstock for many chemicals, and thanks to fracking, the US is flush with the stuff.

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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.

Xi who must be obeyed

The Chinese President’s new status as “core” leader will strengthen his hand, but rifts remain within the Party.

Deal or No Deal

The answer isn’t straightforward, and it’s likely to be decided by our next president.

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