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Default Presumptions
The Burden of Debt

Both ends of the political spectrum have become increasingly cavalier about debt. They may live to regret it.

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(Charles Poerson, Art Institute of Chicago)
Politics vs. Strategy
Jared Kushner’s Peace Plan Would Be a Disaster

The only way to protect the long-term viability of the best aspects of the Kushner plan is to kill the plan.

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Thierry Ehrmann, Abode of Chaos via Flickr
China's Long Game
The Sources of CCP Conduct

The Chinese Communist Party is hard-wired for hostile expansion—and it poses a threat to the free world unlike any since George Kennan’s time.

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Jean-Baptiste-Camille-Corot, “Orpheus Leading Eurydice from the Underworld” (Wikimedia Commons)
Hadestown on Broadway
Orpheus and the Wall

Broadway’s latest smash is a vivid reimagining of the Orpheus myth for our own troubled times.

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Technology and Liberal Democracy
The New Face of Tyranny

If there is one thing that human beings cannot resist, it is the temptation to busy themselves with the lives of others.

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TAI Conversations
The Last Man and the Future of History

TAI Chairman Francis Fukuyama looks back on his famous essay thirty years later—and looks ahead to the challenges facing the West tomorrow.

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(Wikimedia Commons)
Unrest in North Africa
Sudan’s Half-Revolution

Sudan’s youth have succeeded in forcing its longtime dictator to step down. But if history is any guide, this may not be quite the triumph they imagined.

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“Man, Controller of the Universe” by Diego Rivera (Wikimedia Commons)
TAI Conversations
Comfort in Chaos

A Silicon Valley pioneer talks populism and technology.

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Eugene Delacroix, “Tiger and Snake” (1862)
Red in Tooth and Claw
The Law of Nature and the Love of Self

How self-love and an ethic of struggle came to set the tone of life in the “progressive” West.

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(Wikipedia Commons)
Scotland as Bellwether
The Coming Secessionist Wave?

Scottish independence could light the way for various kindred movements across Europe—and beyond.

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