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Who Knows Best?
Who Knows Best?
New Green Motto: Not in Your Backyard

American green groups successfully stalled construction of a new coal export facility in Oakland, California, on grounds that the terminal would be detrimental for our climate. In their quest to save the planet, environmentalists want to deprive developing countries from one of the cheapest sources of baseload power.

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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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