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Where's The Backlash?
Where's The Backlash?
California Bullet Train Tallies Yet Another Failure

California Governor Jerry Brown’s beloved bullet train is now expected to be slower than projected, in addition to being twice as expensive and used by half as many people. A majority of California voters now favor stopping the governor’s signature project. But Brown and his blue colleagues still face no serious electoral threat in their one-party state, allowing the high speed boondoggle to chug along.

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We need to carefully think through a lot of our assumptions about gender roles, and build kinds of educational and social systems to help our boys succeed.

Theft in Broad Daylight

This is not your everyday bank failure in Russia.

Asia's Game of Thrones

As he heads to Japan, Duterte is once again denouncing U.S. military involvement in the Pacific. Can Tokyo push back?

The Cracks Start to Widen

Again, the question supporters of the law will have to answer centers on sustainability: is the health system that Obamacare establishes something that can really last?

Crude Economics

That OPEC production cut is going to have to fall on the Saudis’ shoulders—if it’s to happen at all.

Egypt in Turmoil

The West is ignoring an ongoing crisis in Egypt, as painful austerity measures stoke outrage against the Sisi government.

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