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Is It Too Late to Get Back Into the TPP?

President Donald Trump recently said he was open to returning to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, but only if he could get a “substantially better” deal than his predecessor.
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‘White Flight’ Is Not Why Cities Are Struggling

During the 1960s and ’70s, academic liberals, civil rights advocates, and others blamed the exodus on racism—”white flight” to the suburbs. However, since the ’70s, blacks have been fleeing some cities at higher rates than whites.
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How California Became a Liberal Mess

Democratic Party dominance in California doesn’t necessarily mean Californians have become more progressive or that progressive policies have worked.
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Betsy DeVos Is Right: Public Schools Are Failing

Stahl’s claim that the state of public schools has gotten better simply doesn’t hold up to the data. It fact, DeVos is entirely correct to point out that public school outcomes have not meaningfully improved.
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Trump's Strikes on Syria Have Little to Do With Syria

The airstrikes conducted by the United States, Britain, and France on Saturday against Syrian military targets were about upholding a nearly century-old prohibition against chemical warfare, not about Syria’s seven year-long war.
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These Are the Supreme Court Cases to Watch

The justices will hear arguments in several important cases, including challenges to the constitutionality of administrative law judges, state sales taxes for out-of-state online retailers, and the infamous Trump “travel ban,” making this month one to watch.
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Syria’s Attack Shows the Limits of International Law

No matter how wise you consider this intervention, legal scholars generally agree that the United Nations Charter doesn’t allow the use of military force to prevent chemical weapons attacks—no matter how evil—without U.N. Security Council approval.

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