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Contributing ColumnistFor the last two years we’ve heard the same mantra from the GOP and its mouthpiece, FOX News: “We have a spending problem, not a revenue problem.” It’s usually said with solemnity and sometimes a hint of compassion, as if the...
The Wall Street Journal had a recent article titled, “Debt Hamstrings Recovery.” It noted that consumers have more mortgage and credit card debt than they did five years ago. After the Wall Street bailouts, the debt of the United States...
We have once again entered the college commencement season, which means we'll soon be reading about uplifting graduation speeches delivered by prominent Americans. Or at least by prominent liberal Americans. It's becoming increasingly apparent that...
MALEH, West Bank — In remote Palestinian villages of the northern Jordan Valley, children read by gas lamp, and water must be purchased from miles away, even when electricity lines and water pipes to Israeli settlements run directly past their...
There's a P3 in your future. Maryland is poised to join 34 states and key federal agencies in transforming the way government works. The new mantra, "P3," is shorthand for public-private partnerships. Maryland's P3 legislation, championed by Lt. Gov....
HERAT, Afghanistan — They sit in the sun harboring their lost histories, their forgotten dreams, their traces of funerals, graduations and stolen kisses. On dusty windshields, insurance stickers from Travelers and State Farm bear witness to wrecks...
MEXICO CITY — President Obama on Friday painted a sunny picture of a modern Mexico emerging from its past troubles, an attempt at rebranding that serves the political aims of both governments but clashes with the realities of a country beset by...
MEXICO CITY — After President Obama’s upbeat speech in Mexico on Friday, many in attendance said they were flattered by the description of their country, but others said they hardly recognized the place he had just described. “[That...
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During the 1960s, when most African nature reserves were being established, lions tended to be born free. But today, freedom doesn't always serve them well. Fifty years ago, human population densities were low in the areas where lions roamed. But...
Anthropology has been in the news quite a bit lately. The New York Times recently profiled Napoleon Chagnon on the eve of the publication of his memoir, "Noble Savages: My Life Among Two Dangerous Tribes — The Yanomamo and the Anthropologists."...
WASHINGTON -- Global finance leaders agreed that nations must take stronger action to spur still-lagging and uneven economic growth and job creation. And they had a pointed message for the U.S.: For the sake of the rest of the world, address your longer-...
WASHINGTON — Britain and the Eurozone are steadfastly sticking to austerity measures despite increasing evidence that such action alone isn't working to revive their economies and is dragging down global growth. Such persistence, analysts said,...
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