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Orbán and Le Pen: breaking the EU’s cordon sanitaire?

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Empires don’t fall by peripheries breaking away; their downfall comes when the core melts.

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UBI (universal basic income) idea gains momentum

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The UBI experiment in Finland shows the point of such a program: providing long-term (theoretically, forever), but modest financial aid to all citizens regardless of who they are.

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Trumpocalypse now: time to bust some myths

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Tin foil hats are not a smart way to deal with the new global political reality.

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Castro’s Cuba: lessons on financial waste

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Economic inefficiency is the accepted result of staying in power until you turn 90.

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Pennsylvania and the American presidential election

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Taking a closer look at the state of Pennsylvania reveals a lot about the political geography of the United States.

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The aftermath of Colombia’s failed peace referendum

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With the major setback delivered by the referendum, Obama’s goal of ending these two remnants of the Cold War might not be fulfilled before his term is up.

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