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  • New citizens reflect on immigration debate

    New citizens reflect on immigration debate
    As Lievinne Mongu listened to the speakers at her naturalization ceremony, she reflected on her 14-year journey — from fear in the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo to asylum in the United States, a home in Silver Spring and a job with the International Monetary Fund in Washington.
  • It's speech season on campus — and it's notable for ones not given [Commentary]

    It's speech season on campus — and it's notable for ones not given  [Commentary]
    It is the season for graduations and graduation speeches, most of which dissolve into the sunshine, remembered by no one, but particularly not the happy graduates. That is changing. The season is now memorable for the speeches that are not given, the...

    Let the inquisition begin [Commentary]

    Let the inquisition begin [Commentary]
    "…You should see that obedient flock who at the mere sign from me will hasten to heap the hot cinders upon the stakes in which we shall burn you for coming to meddle with us." — Fyodor Dostoyevsky, "The Grand Inquisitor" parable within "The...

    Inequality is hindering economic growth

    Inequality is hindering economic growth
    Everyone has heard that tackling poverty and inequality is bad for the economy. This is the dilemma that economist Arthur Okun, writing in the 1970s, called "The Big Trade-Off" — equality and efficiency are at odds. Yet more and more research and...

    The over-leveraged GOP

    The over-leveraged GOP
    The United States is currently in the midst of a leverage crisis, only it is a crisis that stems from political institutions rather than economic ones. The political leverage crisis concerns Congress, the White House and the Supreme Court, and it is...