John Van Oudenaren
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Looking Back
Greatness and Goodness: Parting Thoughts on 1968

How was the smaller, poorer America of 1968—a country not always good but often great—able to accomplish so much that we deem impossible today?

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European Disunion
Brexit and Break-up: Rushing Toward the Endgame

The clock is ticking, and the odds of a messy British exit from the European Union are only rising. The stakes for Washington, too, are enormous.

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