Opinion

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Has the Way We Talk About Weed Changed?

At the federal level, possession and the use and sale of marijuana remain illegal, 29 states and the District of Columbia now allow medicinal marijuana to be sold for the treatment of specific diseases.
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What Have We Learned Since Columbine?

As it was, the attackers took 13 precious lives, injured 24 other students and teachers, and left a scar in our nation’s soul that remains with us still.
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What Is Cuba’s Future Post-Castro?

Miguel Diaz-Canel, set to replace Raul Castro as president of Cuba after sixty years of Castro rule, will be faced with the challenges of implementing economic reform and sidestepping regional isolation.
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Gorsuch Sides With Liberals in Immigration Case

Whatever you think of any immigration policies or other issues surrounding this case, one thing is clear: Gorsuch faithfully applied fundamental constitutional principles and upheld the rule of law.
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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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