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Students Are Bringing Capitalism to Latin America

President Trump’s move to raise “barriers to people, to goods, to services,” says Gabriel Calzada Alvarez, executive president of Guatemala’s Universidad Francisco Marroquín (UFM), “is a danger not just for Central America [but] for the U.S. and for the world.” The great irony, Calzada says, …

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Students Are Bringing Capitalism to Latin America: New at Reason

While the United States has benefited greatly from free trade and immigration, President Trump’s attempt to raise barriers to people and services is a danger not just to Central America but to the entire world, says executive president of Guatemala’s Universidad Francisco Marroquín (UFM). Calzada …

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Afghan Soldiers Training in the U.S. Go AWOL

Since 2005, 152 Afghan trainees brought to the U.S. to learn to fight the Taliban have gone AWOL, with 83 of them either fleeing the country successfully or remaining missing. Last year, according to a report from the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), …

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Let’s Stop Talking to One Another; And Other Ways to Ruin a Society

RedState senior contributors, Kimberly Ross and Andrea Ruth, bring to you a summary of news from the week and how RedState covered each issue. This week, contributor Brandon Morse joined the show. Look for our weekly episodes every Saturday morning. You should also definitely subscribe on …

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Trump announces release of long-awaited JFK files. This is the new info you can expect.

President Donald Trump confirmed Saturday that he will release the trove of documents related to President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. What did he say? Trump made the announcement from his personal Twitter account Saturday morning. Subject to the receipt of further information, I will be …

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The Ken Burns version, cont’d

(Scott Johnson) I watched all 18 hours of the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick/Geoffrey Ward documentary The Vietnam War. Ten years in the making, it draws on enormous resources to fix our history in falsity. It seeks to endow the war as portrayed by the antiwar left …

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Mapping the massacre

(Scott Johnson) A New York Times team including Malachy Browne, Drew Jordan, Nicole Fineman and Chris Cirillo has produced a video that maps a timeline of the Las Vegas massacre: “The shots began at 10:05. Twelve bursts of gunfire later, police broke down Stephen Paddock’s …

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The Fusion collusion

(Scott Johnson) If we were ever to get to the bottom of actual collusion in the course of the 2016 election, it would be that of the Democrats with the Fusion GPS smear outfit. Kim Strassel’s Wall Street Journal column updates the story of the …

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Getting the State Out of Marriage: New at Reason

We recently got married. Well, technically, we got married twice. One fine day this spring, we put on nice clothes and publicly performed the rites and rituals recognized by our families and community as a wedding ceremony. As part of the day’s events, we signed …

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Steve Bannon Goes for George W. Bush’s Throat in California

Former President George W. Bush recently gave a speech at a forum for the George W. Bush Institute. The speech was an inspired call to reject white supremacy and some of the uglier attitudes that are seeping into public discourse, calling us, instead, to embrace …

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