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Maureen Ohlhausen, an FTC commissioner, outlines a step-by-step approach for putting the principles of regulatory humility into action and identifies high and low watermarks for the FTC’s adherence to this approach.

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A panel of leading experts discuss whether Big Data can replace the federal statistical system, and if not, whether the two can complement each other.

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Iain Duncan Smith, UK Department for Work and Pensions secretary of state, discusses the UK welfare reform effort with Rep. Todd Young (R-IN) and a panel of experts.

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Representative John Delaney (D-MD) presents his American Infrastructure Fund proposal, and a panel of experts discuss.

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Representative Greg Walden (R-OR), chairman of the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, discusses the implications of the FCC’s net neutrality vote.

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Chairman Goodlatte explains the context and purpose of the Innovation Act, a bill he introduced in 2013 aimed at reducing frivolous patent lawsuits filed by “patent trolls.”

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It is not just Chinese entities that invest through “offshore” sites. But China has by far the world’s largest stock of foreign exchange reserves, three times larger than Japan’s.

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Some of the countries we lionize for their high-achieving and tuition-free higher education systems are successful in part because they do things that many Americans dislike. They track students into different paths and ration access to the most prestigious ones.

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is the first leader perhaps in modern Japanese history to take seriously the gender imbalance in the labor force, and to try and do something about it.

 

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A poster of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead on Feb. 27, 2015, is seen during a march to commemorate him near St. Basil's Cathedral in central Moscow March 1, 2015. The poster reads, "Heroes don't die."

As a martyr and a symbol, in his death Boris Nemtsov will continue to be the same unbowed, unflinching presence and testament to liberty as he was in life.

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With the full impact of harsh caps on defense spending set to resume next year, Congress has an important opportunity to analyze the merits of the president’s proposed increase and exceed it as necessary to target additional funds towards addressing the military’s readiness crisis. Here’s how policymakers could spend additional funds —  up to and beyond the president’s request of $534 billion.

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French economist Frederic Bastist observed various forms of “legal plunder” in the mid-1800s. Today we call it “crony capitalism” and still see it everywhere in the form of farm subsidies, the Export-Import bank, the minimum wage law, tariffs and quotas on foreign sugar, green energy subsidies, ethanol mandates,  the list goes on…..

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends an event organised by the Christian community to celebrate the beatification of two Indians by Pope Francis late last year, in New Delhi February 17, 2015. Modi vowed on Tuesday to protect all religious groups, an apparent response to a series of attacks on Christian institutions in New Delhi fuelling concerns that minorities are being targeted by Hindu zealots. REUTERS/Stringer

Narendra Modi’s first full federal budget didn’t go nearly as far as many had hoped.

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Teachers are right that school improvement is ultimately about what happens between students and teachers in classrooms, and that means supporting instruction and empowering teachers. But reformers are right to fear that some teachers can’t be trusted with that authority.

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Recent sexual assault-debates make it seem like a rape culture dominates college campuses around the country. However, is it possible that this is rather the effect of mob “justice” and an unjustified moral panic?

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