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Bespeckled and mild-mannered, Jason Riley’s television persona projects more librarian than rabble-rouser. Yet his recent book is a pugnacious challenge to well-meaning liberals who …

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When Opportunity Lives interviewed Kim Norcross, superintendent of the public charter school Phoenix Academy in North Carolina, last fall, she said that as more …

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Education

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Adam Ozimek at Forbes writes that while many believe charter schools only perform as well as their public school counterparts, this belief ignores the …

Energy

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Marketwatch reports: Crude-oil futures dropped further on Thursday after a weekly supply report showed a larger-than-expected increase in crude inventories, and U.S. stockpiles were …

Jobs

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Every year the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office produces its annual Economic and Budget Outlook. Amid the myriad of numbers contained in the massive report, Dan Mitchell …

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A new poll from CNN finds — unsurprisingly to all except fringe elements of the environmentalist left — that a majority of Americans do …

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Jim Clifton, Chairman and CEO of Gallup, has a piece out this week throwing cold water on the notion that America is in the …

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Adams Nager, an economics analyst and writer, disputes the oft-repeated claim that manufacturing in the U.S. has benefited from a recent rebounded: To their …

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Businesswire identifies the top three regulatory issues for businesses in the New Year:  1. Tax Extenders and Tax Reform. On December 19, 2014, President …

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The Daily Signal has a helpful explainer on the larger effect low oil prices can have on the economy. Despite criticism from some left-leaning …

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From a report at Reuters: As the Fed winds down its economic stimulus, former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers says the country’s next economic booster …

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Crude oil prices keep dropping as the boom in shale production continues in the United States. Now they’ve hit a new milestone, with the price …

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The Washington Post reports that out of all the new House members coming into the new Congress, 14 of them are small business owners. …