After Last 8 Years, Media in No Position to Complain

00 Philip Wegmann, ExaminerAs soon as President Trump began fielding press questions, liberal reporters started developing a new pastime: balking at their conservative counterparts for lobbing softball questions. But a…

The Journalism Empire Strikes Back

00 Lloyd Grove, The Daily BeastAfter weeks of mocking the mainstream media as “fake news” and “the opposition party”—an attempt to delegitimize an essential participant in American democracy in order…

'Whatever': Trump's Not-Bad Rx for Mideast Peace

00 Benny Avni, New York PostCall it the whatever approach to peacemaking. At a White House press conference Wednesday designed to display renewed warmth in the US-Israel relationship, President Trump…

Trump Shrugs Off the 2-State Solution

00 Adam Chandler, The AtlanticBy most accounts, July will mark the 80th anniversary of the two-state solution. It was in 1937 that the British Peel Commission set about to understand…

North Korea: Macbeth With Nukes

00 Gordon Chang, The Daily BeastOn my Thursday, Malaysian authorities arrested the second of two women in connection with the death Monday of Kim Jong Nam, once in line to…

The vital role of government statistics: Strengthening research, governance, and innovation

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Fractured factions: Labor unions, the Rust Belt, and black America

00 Authors Bradley Hardy Okun-Model Fellow – Economic Studies Twitter bl_hardy N Nicholas Gaffney Assistant Professor – Northern Virginia Community College Given the Democratic Party’s success in capturing the Presidency…

Keeping up with the Congressional Budget Process

00 The annual congressional budget process, outlined first in the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, is designed to have a steady annual rhythm. Since the late 1990s, however, Congress and…

Where the New York Times Falls on Trump

00 Michael Wolff, NewsweekThe New York Times doesn’t like Donald Trump, Rupert Murdoch or The Wall Street Journal, a trifecta of contempt that has recently come together for the Times…