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Phillip Longman

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Senior editor at the Washington Monthly and Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation; author of Best Care Anywhere: Why VA Health Care is Better than Yours and The Empty Cradle: How Falling Birthrates Threaten World Prosperity and What to Do About It

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Texas governor Rick Perry has for years been saying that his state leads the nation in job creation, contrasting Texas with California, where he says regulation and high taxes squash…

Jobs: Texas v California

Texas governor Rick Perry has for years been saying that his state leads the nation in job creation, contrasting Texas with California, where he says regulation and high taxes squash…

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This year's World Economic Forum at Davos released a  report  that surprised those still worried about overpopulation. Forget the " Population Bomb ."

Global Ageing: Peril or Promise?

This year's World Economic Forum at Davos released a report that surprised those still worried about overpopulation. Forget the " Population Bomb ."

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During last night's  Republican debate  in Florida, the only Democrats mentioned were Bill and Hillary Clinton. But the Democratic nomination has yet to be decided.

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