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What's the Future of Beleaguered Fossil Fuels?

Perhaps no economic issue — even trade — is as divisive as the energy industry. Once a standard driver of economic progress, the conventional energy industry has become increasingly vilified by the national media...
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Why the Greens Lost and Trump Won

When President Trump pulled out of the Paris climate accords, embraced coal, and stacked his administration from people from fossil-fuel producing states, the environmental movement reacted with near-apocalyptic fear and fury.
California Gov. Jerry Brown

High-Flying California Charts Its Own Path -- Is A Cliff Ahead?

As its economy bounced back from the Great Recession, California emerged as a progressive role model, yet the state's once remarkably varied and vital economy has become dangerously dependent on the Bay Area tech boom.

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Report on The New American Heartland

The greatest test America faces is whether it can foster the kind of growth that benefits and expands the middle class. To do so, the United States will need to meet three challenges: recover from the Great Recession, rebalance the American and international economies, and gain access to the global middle class for American goods and services.

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