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Populism’s Challenge to Democracy

It’s crucial to recognize the distinction between genuine threats to liberal institutions and mere differences over policy.<p>From Mitteleuropa to the English Midlands to the American Midwest, a populist revolt has arisen against long-established political arrangements. It seemed to peak in 2016, with …

Political Science

Why America Is Going Broke

Entitlements are driving deficits and debt. Absent reform, the problem will soon become a crisis.<p>The federal deficit is big and getting bigger. President Trump’s budget estimates a deficit of nearly $900 billion for 2018 and nearly $1 trillion (with total spending of $4.4 trillion) for 2019. Its …

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Here's Why Tennessee's Plan To Make Community College Free Will Backfire

It was only a matter of time before some left coast state with a Democratic super majority and a liberal Governor made community college tuition …

No more painkillers and gluten-free food on the NHS as health service head launches cost-cutting drive

The NHS will no longer pay for everyday medicines, including painkillers and cough mixture, the head of the health service has said.<p>Simon Stevens has outlined plans for patients to have to pay for basic items, such as hay fever drugs, indigestion pills and gluten-free food, in a money-saving …