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Democrats are crippling America’s response to Russian interference – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

The indictment issued on Friday by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III shows a conspiracy of stunning sophistication by Kremlin-connected Russians, posing as American citizens or using stolen U.S. identities, to influence the 2016 presidential election. What it does not show is any evidence of …

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The problem of dwindling urban Catholic schools – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

LAST MONTH, THE DIOCESE of Memphis announced it would cease operations of Jubilee Catholic Schools, a network serving more than 1,400 of the city’s disadvantaged students. Jubilee had become financially unsustainable. The diocese didn’t have the money to keep the schools afloat, and the low-income …

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Cash, credit, or bitcoin: Do cryptocurrencies make good ‘spending money’? – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

Do people use cryptocurrency to pay for small daily purchases, such as a burger and fries, or a subway fare? The preferred means of payment likely hinges on cost and convenience. For small everyday local purchases, cash, cards, and smartphone payment apps are likely to …

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The case for small steps to solve a big gun problem – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

In the effort to reduce gun violence, or gun massacres, should we go big or go small? Should we concentrate on steps that have a consensus behind them, at the risk of not making much difference? Or should we seek to transform American law and …

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Agency fees explained | In 60 seconds – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

  On February 26, 2018, the Supreme Court will hear Janus v. ASCFME. The result of the case will determine the fate of agency fees in America and will have a huge impact on the financial stability of unions, but, um… what are agency fees? …

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What do would-be governors have to say about education? – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

As seen from Washington over the past few years, the education debate has been dominated by school choice, K–12 accountability, college costs, and free speech on campus. But the real action on education tends to be in the states — which are constitutionally responsible for …

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Seven years after the revolution, America is still wrong about Libya – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

Seven years after Libya’s revolution, the country is a failed state with a humanitarian crisis and a serious threat to US national security. America’s enemies and adversaries, including ISIS, Al Qaeda and Russia, are exploiting the collapse and establishing themselves in Libya at America’s expense, while the …

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The role of ‘negative trade secrets’ in the Uber-Waymo settlement – The role of “negative trade secrets” in the Uber-Waymo settlement

The settlement earlier this month of a high-profile trade secret lawsuit between Uber and Waymo, Alphabet’s autonomous vehicle arm, cast light on a little-known corner of intellectual property law: the negative trade secret, or knowledge of what technical approaches do not work well. Via REUTERS …

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Pushback: Countering Iran in an evolving Middle East – Discussing the importance of early childhood education in human development: Stevens on Rio Grande Foundation "Tipping Point" – AEI

AEI Resident Scholar Kenneth Pollack, who works on Middle Eastern political-military affairs, has just released the final essay of ” Pushback: Countering Iran in an evolving Middle East.” In the series, Pollack explains why the US needs a comprehensive strategy to stand up to Iran, …

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Discussing the importance of early childhood education in human development: Stevens on Rio Grande Foundation “Tipping Point” – Discussing the importance of early childhood education in human development: Stevens on Rio Grande Foundation "Tipping Point" – AEI

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