Viewpoints
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Unreliable Narratives
Sean Hannity’s Learned Helplessness

The Fox News host’s radical relativism is all too familiar to anyone acquainted with Russian propaganda.

Economics 101
Rebooting the Dismal Science

Candor, humility, and a greater openness to a variety of approaches—three ways to make economics great again as a serious field of study.

Brave New Digital World
Facebook’s Russian Business Model

The social media giant is to technology what Russia has been to geopolitics.

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The Best Words
Trump and the Future of English

The President’s language usage reflects less how we will use language than ways that we actually already do.

Pushing Back
Countering a Kleptocratic Kremlin

We must remember that predatory authoritarianism is not stamped into the Russian DNA.

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Lessons from California
The Question of Borders

Immigration today raises many of the same issues that were debated in the 1980s and 1990s—and the Golden State is once again at the heart of the matter.

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Cart Before the Horse
Misdiagnosing the Western Crisis

Trump, fake news, and Russian belligerence are symptoms of the West’s disease, not its causes.

(Courtesy of David Blankenhorn)
Better Angels
America’s Sign Language

Why looking at our signs is looking at us.

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Print & Pixels
The King of Masks

How the “Xi change” in China is causing an invisible earthquake.

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April Fools
Donald Trump’s Not-So-Grand Strategy

The President committed a double folly this week: starting a trade war against China while pleasing Russia and Iran with a promised pull-out from Syria.

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