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The Crisis of the Future

Blue model policies aren’t only failing the public, they are failing the civil servants intended to benefit from them.

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The Pension Crisis Keeps Getting Worse

A recent report says the solvency of state pension funds declined from 2014 to 2015, despite a rising stock market.

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Russia Takes Away Workers' Piggy Banks

Russia is raiding money that was supposed to be invested for future pensions in order to make current pension payments.

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SEC Official: State and Local Governments Are Misleading Investors on Pensions

A friendly reminder for our readers who may be counting on a state pension: Assurances from city and state officials that these obligations will be met should be taken with a gargantuan brick of salt.

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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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