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Great Leap Backwards

The head of a major union lauding a model where striking gets you shot? Lord I miss George Meaney and Lane Kirkland.

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Written by John Vecchione on Friday December 2, 2011

Still Sound as a Dollar

Conservatives nowadays routinely worry about the dollar’s strength and stability . The dollar, however, refuses to cooperate. Instead, it lately has been rising in foreign-exchange markets, as it typically does in times of international economic and financial stress. The dollar serves as …

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Written by Kenneth Silber on Friday September 23, 2011

The Sky is Not Falling

Michael Coren's inaugural show of The Arena on Sun TV was a tour de force featuring author-columnist Mark Steyn, the fearless Ann Coulter, a laid-back Juan Willams and Muslim moderate Tarek Fatah. Most provocative was Mark Steyn, who cited an International Monetary Fund prediction that China …

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Written by Peter Worthington on Thursday September 1, 2011

Huntsman Jumps In!

Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman is the only Republican presidential candidate who makes Obama’s 2008 campaign manager David Plouffe feel “a wee bit queasy.” Jon Huntsman’s presidential candidacy will likely generate increased scrutiny due to both his imminent formal campaign announcement and his …

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Written by Clifton Yin on Monday June 20, 2011

China's New Wave Nuke Plants

Japan's damaged nuclear reactor may be grabbing all the headlines, but in China, a new generation of nuclear plants are powering up. Evan Osnos in the New Yorker on the design of China's new generation of nuclear plants: [H]ow do some of these Chinese plants look up close? For that, I …

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Written by David Frum on Tuesday March 15, 2011

Obama Heads for Foreign Policy Disaster

Despite the domestic focus of these early months of his presidency, Barack Obama thinks of himself as a foreign policy thinker above all, according to those who know him best. His confidence is undiminished by his lack of experience and credentials, and that confidence continues to flourish despite …

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Written by David Frum on Thursday September 17, 2009