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In Its Dealings with ISPs, Netflix is Holding a Powerful Card

By producing compelling online content and interfacing directly with its customers, Netflix is holding a powerful card—and I’m not talking about its Emmy-award-winning show. Rather than playing…

Just what is it that makes Hillary such a formidable front-runner?

The release of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s new book once again underscores the unending interest in her as a 2016 candidate. But just what is it…

Surgery on a Healthy Patient

As Congress considers new Internet openness rules to replace the “net neutrality” regulations recently struck down by the courts, critics of U.S. broadband have called…

CNN: No time to turn back on world’s most combustible region

Suddenly, Iraq is coming apart at the seams. Its government seems powerless to stop the rapid advance of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria,…

Why progressives should hold their applause for student loan order

President Obama issued an executive order yesterday to expand Pay As You Earn (PAYE), the administration’s flagship income-based student loan repayment program. The president’s action offers millions…

CNN: Should the American Gulliver be tied down?

Having recently warned of the high costs and limited utility of U.S. military force, President Barack Obama is in Normandy to mark the 70th anniversary…

The New York Times: Shifts in Wireless Market May Sway a Sprint Deal

Edward Wyatt’s piece this morning, “Shifts in Wireless Market May Sway a Sprint Deal,” examines how the evolving mobile and wireless markets affect the prospects…

Make college affordability about accountability

June is fast turning into college affordability month on Capitol Hill. A fresh crop of college graduates, a final push for midterm election talking points,…

Course Correction

Community colleges should be matching students to jobs, not funneling everyone into a four-year degree. A response to Richard D. Kahlenberg. The United States is…

National Journal: Public-Private Partnerships Hinge on Tax Policy

In “Public-Private Partnerships Hinge on Tax Policy” Fawn Johnson of the National Journal discusses a policy memo released last week by Diana Carew, economist at…