Governance

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Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats

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Analysis & Opinions - Project Syndicate

Speaking Truth to Power

| Aug. 05, 2019

Joseph Nye writes that many partisans accused President George W. Bush of lying and pressuring the intelligence community to produce intelligence to justify a war that Bush had already chosen to prosecute. The situation was complicated, however, and to understand the problems of speaking truth to power, the myths must be cleared away.

About 500 people gathered outside an ICE location at the Fort Snelling Whipple Federal Building in St. Paul, Minnesota

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Analysis & Opinions - The Washington Post

The Anti-Trump ‘Lights for Liberty’ Events Might be the Most Significant Protests You’ve Never Heard Of

| July 31, 2019

The authors analyze data from the recent—and relatively under-reported—'Lights for  Liberty' protests and elaborate on four reasons why they are significant, especially for the 2020 election.

Audio - Resources Radio

Economics in the Age of Environmental Policy, with Robert Stavins

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  • Daniel Raimi
| July 9, 2019

Host Daniel Raimi talks with Robert Stavins, the A.J. Meyer Professor of Energy and Economic Development at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government. Daniel and Rob discuss the role that economics has played in shaping environmental policy, both in the past and today. As major proposals like the Green New Deal seem to be turning away from market-based approaches, long-advocated by most economists, Rob shares how he sees the role of environmental economics in today's environmental policy landscape.