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The Supremes After Scalia
The Supremes After Scalia
The End of SCOTUS?

It’s possible to imagine a scenario where the Supreme Court gradually hemorrhages legitimacy even as it accumulates more and more power. That would be a dangerous combination.

The Supremes After Scalia
The Court Controversy: Not Unprecedented

There have been two instances since the Civil War where a president failed to fill a Supreme Court vacancy. But this debate isn’t really about precedent.

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Why We Can't Have Nice Things

Déjà vu all over again.

Public Opinion

A new Gallup poll registers big increases in respect for police, including among Democrats and nonwhites.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Both Washington and Manila are doing damage control in the wake of Duterte’s latest comments, but the real test is yet to come.


Even the New York Times is beginning to acknowledge Obama’s sorry legacy in the Middle East.

beyond blue

Financial literacy has to become a basic element of the U.S. educational system.


The inability to pass the easiest of trade deals with Canada speaks to a deeper structural crisis at the heart of the continent.

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