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Donald Trump's World
Donald Trump's World
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The Case for Placebo Politics

It may not be the worst thing for some of America’s political energies to be redirected to the realm of style and symbolism.

Donald Trump's World
“Negative Polls” and the Essence of Populism

Above all, Trump’s populism represents a daunting political challenge to his opponents.

Donald Trump's World
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Goldman Sachs Populism

Those looking to counter the Trump Administration and police its inevitable abuses need to understand the real nature of the President-elect’s populist appeal.

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Enviro-Mental

Time to unpack the irony.

Aramco IPO

Beijing is ready to invest in Saudi Aramco.

Venezuela seems headed for a boiling point while Maduro doubles down on Chavismo

Keeping Up With Medvedev

Now that Dmitry Medvedev knows beyond a reasonable doubt that he is being attacked, he will ruthlessly clean house when he gets his hands on the throne. And his enemies know he knows who they are.

Game of Thrones

Japan’s rise, and the reactions it provokes in capitals across the Pacific Rim is one of the key dynamics to watch as the Trump Administration gets its own footing in the region.

Higher Education Watch

The California State Auditor has delivered a damning assessment of the management practices at the single largest university system in the United States.

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