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Education Reform Threatened by Groupthink

Education policy circles run the risk of becoming like many academic social science departments: wedded to certain orthodoxies, and unable to grapple with ideas that contradict them.

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Backward Thinking in San Francisco

Generous amenities for the wealthy and eviction notices for ordinary workers: Is this the future of the progressive city?

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Study: Democrats Moving Left Faster Than Republicans Moving Right

At least since the 2010 midterms, it’s been a liberal talking point that Republican extremism is to blame for political polarization and gridlock. A recent study calls this narrative into question.

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What's In a Deal?

Support for the Paris deal is coming from surprising places—Republican lawmakers, corporate America, and the fossil fuel industry.


A new elite initiative to shield itself from accountability.

National Insecurity

The breaches of American security during the past eight years were even worse than we knew.

Europe's War on the Internet

Germany adopts, EU considers, new restrictions on internet speech. But is ideology or protectionism to blame?

One Man; One Vote

As party leader, Erdogan will further guarantee his personal control of the state.

Going Ballistic

North Korea is giving no respite to South Korea’s new pro-engagement president.

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