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Trump the Decider

No one fallible human being should be entrusted with the war powers now vested in the presidency.

January 8, 2020
Commentary

Bernie Sanders Is on to Something in Education

Bernie Sanders is right that NCLB‐​style reform — blunt, top‐​down control — is no way to run an education system. But he is wrong to attack the opposite of such reform: school choice.

Forbes.com
January 8, 2020
Commentary

Trump’s Bogus “Off Ramp” Offer to Iran

There is little prospect that Trump’s policy will improve Washington’s already hostile relations with Tehran. Indeed, continuing to portray Iran as the Middle East’s arch‐​villain is both misleading and counterproductive.

The National Interest (Online)
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Dudley’s Defense of the Fed’s Floor System, Take 2

Former New York Fed President Bill Dudley once again claims that the post‐​2008 floor system “is much simpler to carry out” than a corridor arrangement. Only he now adds that this is so, “provided there are sufficient reserves in the system.”