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Sony hack inspires skittish reactions

By December 17, 2014, 06:00 PM

Cyberattack should prompt Congress to finally pass measure on information sharing.

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Can Obama sink the Cuba lobby?

By Noah Feldman, Bloomberg View December 17, 2014, 06:00 PM

Probably not. But the politics on this issue, for a change, aren’t hopeless.

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An officer asks: Which laws should we not enforce?

By Christopher R. Guelcher December 17, 2014, 06:00 PM

The police get that reform and change are wanted. But let’s get specific about what’s expected.

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High Noon for Putin?

By An Editorial, The Washington Post December 17, 2014, 12:49 PM

The currency crisis could be the beginning of many self-inflicted troubles ahead.

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Counterpoint: Understanding NAFTA's most valuable lessons

By Greg Page December 16, 2014, 06:00 PM

A recent commentary citing the trade agreement’s harms was based on misconceptions. Let’s discuss them.

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Us vs. them: The danger of a simplistic message in 'Hunger Games'

By Peter Bloom December 16, 2014, 06:23 PM

The story line reflects an image of popular struggles as primarily defined by fighting those in authority. Ignored is the more important process of collectively transforming social conventions, power structures and identities.

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Airlines are flying high

By Editorial, New York Times December 16, 2014, 06:22 PM

Oil prices have fallen, but the cost of flying has stayed about the same as carriers rack up profits.

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The imperfect stormwater pond

By Dick Osgood December 16, 2014, 06:00 PM

Yes, they can be unsightly. They're also both necessary and not enough.

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Working with the politics of discontent

By Michael Gerson, Washington Post December 16, 2014, 12:08 PM

This session of Congress has been instructive for what lies ahead.

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How to pay for roads, bridges, tunnels?

By Noah Smith December 15, 2014, 06:42 PM

There’s blame to go around in our attempts to explain how we’ve fallen behind. But something is missing from the discussion.

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