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Posted: 2019-10-22 19:06:33
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On Monday, Elizabeth Warren released her plan for K-12 education. It’s a striking set of proposals, remarkable in their breadth, that would dramatically reshape the federal role in education. This post steps back from the plan’s policy specifics to consider what the plan tells us about education pol...
Posted: 2019-10-22 16:20:18
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Norway’s relationship with Africa is deepening: Norwegian trade with African countries is on the rise, experiencing a 50 percent increase in just 2018. Norway recently established a permanent mission to the African Union, and Norwegian prime minister Erna Solberg visited the 32nd AU Summit in Ethiop...
Posted: 2019-10-22 15:34:52
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The following is based on new findings from two consecutive  University of Maryland Critical Issues Polls, conducted September 3-20, and October 4-10. The full results can be found here, and the methodology and questionnaire here. 1From the day President Trump announced his decision to withdraw troo...
Posted: 2019-10-22 13:18:41
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This is a tentative and an exploratory analysis to assess the productivity of the Supreme Court of India (SC) under different Chief Justices of India (CJI) in terms of accomplished adjudications, which is its core function. In particular, we study the number of judgements passed by the apex court pe...
Posted: 2019-10-22 11:00:03
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The Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, and state attorneys general have grabbed headlines over potential antitrust cases against digital platforms. But advocates calling for expanded sector-specific regulatory controls are playing the longer game. They benefit from widespread skept...