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unions versus the public
unions versus the public
Blue Civil War Meets Thin Blue Line

A Chicago policing practice highlights one of the many ways unions put the interests of their members over the interests of the public.

unions versus the public
Kids Lose, Unions Win in California Court

California’s powerful teachers unions have successfully fended off a legal effort to improve education for vulnerable students.

unions versus the public
Hillary Doubles Down on K-12 Status Quo

How a non-socialist rival might have responded to Hillary Clinton’s teachers’ union answer at last night’s debate.

unions versus the public
Blue Civil War in New York’s Jails

A legal appeal by the New York Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association highlights the ongoing clash between unionized public sector workers and the people they are supposed to serve.

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Putin's Patronage

The rebound of Russia’s largest oil company appears to be a major success story, but the truth is more complicated.

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Jason Willick on the inadequacy of the donor class vision for the Republican Party.

Regulate Don't Kill

Trying to apply blue model thinking to post-blue problems is foolish.

A New Cud to Chew

Feeding cows seaweed could cut out 99 percent of their methane emissions.

Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

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