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Profit Before Kids

For-profit virtual charter schools consistently underperform other public schools. Available financial records demonstrate that large for-profit virtual charter school operators allocate public dollars toward advertising, executive compensation, lobbying, and profit at the expense of instruction.

REPORT

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Michael Steele Puts a ‘Check on Stupid’

This week, Daniella and Ed sit down with Michael Steele, former Republican National Committee chairman and lieutenant governor of Maryland, to discuss how the current chaos in the conservative movement has hindered his outreach efforts to voters of color.

PODCAST

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The Origins of Russia’s Broad Political Assault on the United States

The Russian attack on U.S. democracy began in 2014 and is more wide-ranging and coordinated than previously understood. How the United States responds requires a strategy that both applies pressure on Russia via additional sanctions and improves the United States’ defensive capabilities against further Russian interference.

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Fraud in the Tongass

The Trump administration is subsidizing the clear-cut and export of America’s largest national forest, despite evidence of logging’s high cost and meager economic return.

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Tired Narratives, Weary Publics

The United States must strengthen its public diplomacy strategy to better compete with Iran in the struggle for power and influence in the Middle East.

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By Undermining the ICC, Bolton Is Compromising America’s Values

National Security Adviser John Bolton has again taken unnecessary aim at the International Criminal Court—an institution that is critical to securing justice for victims and establishing accountability for perpetrators of the world’s most heinous crimes.

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