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Dunnotar castle situated in the Aberdeenshire area of Scotland. / Photo courtesy Moyan Brenn, Creative Commons

World Scope: Second Scottish independence referendum smart or poorly-fated?

Some events hint at a hesitance in the U.K. wanting Scotland to gain independence.

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Hindsights in History: Free speech was a mistake

Hindsights in History: Free speech was a mistake

To take on a Voltaire approach means to take on a passive defense of free speech.

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DNC Chair Tom Perez attends a reception hosted by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan. / Photo courtesy Maryland GovPics, Creative Commons

Dissecting the DNC: Can Chair Tom Perez mend a broken party?

Progressives and centrists alike can take comfort in the fact that Perez is qualified for the position.

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Detour on the Road to Serfdom: Interest rates complicate economic debate

Detour on the Road to Serfdom: Interest rates complicate economic debate

Higher interest rates could hamper plans for a tax code overhaul, which GOP lawmakers hope to have a bill for by August.

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A Step Away From a Thousand Years of Darkness: Lessons from CPAC

A Step Away From a Thousand Years of Darkness: Lessons from CPAC

The conservative movement is not the alt-right, and never will be.

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Opening the Cabinet: Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State

Opening the Cabinet: Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State

Tillerson lacks critical knowledge that the nation’s top diplomat should have.

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The Future is Female: Mainstream media should listen to Cosmopolitan

The Future is Female: Mainstream media should listen to Cosmopolitan

The truth is, most newspaper editors are men.

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“Fake Blog”: Old media must adapt

“Fake Blog”: Old media must adapt

I want a strong and free press, but I also want the truth.

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World Scope: Steering China’s economic rise

World Scope: Steering China’s economic rise

To see China emerge in such a way would no doubt keep the leaders of the West on their toes.

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A Step Away From a Thousand Years of Darkness: The Myth of Fascism

A Step Away From a Thousand Years of Darkness: The Myth of Fascism

Government power cannot be abused when it does not have enough power to oppress.

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