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Digital currencies aren’t just for geeks anymore

Cash had a pretty good run for 4,000 years or so. These days, though, notes and coins increasingly seem declasse: They’re dirty and dangerous,...

EPA reform could help prevent the next Flint crisis

The poisoning of the public water supply in Flint, Mich., has been a disaster in many ways unique to that city. A series of...

How government can pay its debt to coal country

The decline of coal as a source of electric power is inevitable and well under way. This is a good thing, because whether measured...

Vietnam’s stunning growth masks some growing problems

Vietnam has a briskly growing economy, a vibrant tech scene, and a young and entrepreneurial workforce. Foreign investment is surging. Exports are thriving. The...

Opioid abuse calls for better enforcement, treatment

There is a grim connection between two worsening addictions in the U.S.: to prescription opioid painkillers and to heroin. Both can be partly traced...

Fed’s next moves should not be according to plan

For most of the past year, investors were asking when the U.S. Federal Reserve would start raising interest rates. With that question answered, attention...

Winning the war on poverty demands radical centrism

The main casualty of Washington’s endless partisan squabbling is a pragmatic approach to policy -- meaning one that prefers results to noise. Ideological warriors...

Women belong in combat and in the military draft

The Pentagon struck a blow for both military preparedness and sex equality Thursday by opening all combat jobs to women. Allowing female troops who...

Less ethanol is better for consumers and the planet

Is the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the pocket of Big Oil? Is it siding with “climate deniers”? The claims are as ridiculous as...

U.K. is right to end coal power but needs to do...

Britain, the country whose great coal- burning factories started the Industrial Revolution, now plans to retire nearly all its coal plants. The closures, part...
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