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National politics / Brookings: Chaos from order
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Chaos from order

Sydney J. Harris, the 20th-century American journalist and political progressive, famously observed that ?the difference between patriotism and nationalism is that the patriot is proud of his country for what it does, and the nationalist is proud of his country no matter what it does ?? His words should guide us in how we regard…

      
 
 

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El Paso Politics / ElPasoSpeak:El Paso Water Utilities
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El Paso Water Utilities

Our water utility published this chart as part of their 2018 comprehensive annual financial report: According to the chart El Paso has the lowest water rates of the ten largest cities in Texas. This is better Brutus
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Figure of the week: Hotel revenues and growth in South Africa, Nigeria, Mauritius, Kenya, and Tanzania

This month, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), released a report titled ?Hotels Outlook: 2018-2022: South Africa ? Nigeria ? Mauritius ? Kenya ? Tanzania,? outlining the key trends, challenges, and future prospects for the hotel industry in these countries. Overall, as Figure 1 shows, these countries have mostly seen increased revenue and are projected to see more in the…

      
 
 

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National politics / Brookings: Since Singapore: Letting North Korea off the hook
« Last post by bot on July 18, 2018, 06:48:26 PM »
Since Singapore: Letting North Korea off the hook

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo found in his first meeting with the North Koreans after the Trump-Kim Jong-un Singapore summit that he has a number of carrots, few sticks, and disturbingly little leverage, despite the disparity of power between the United States and North Korea. His unproductive early July visit to Pyongyang showed that negotiating…
      
 
 

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El Paso Politics / Refuse the Juice:TIRZ fight gets personal... kinda
« Last post by bot on July 18, 2018, 06:48:25 PM »
TIRZ fight gets personal... kinda

Community activist Rick Bonart has hired his own attorneys to take on the city. He's going to pay out of pocket to defeat the TIRZ in the northwest part of the city. He is truly putting his money where his...
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El Paso Politics / ElPasoSpeak:Does the country know that we exist?
« Last post by bot on July 18, 2018, 06:04:37 AM »
Does the country know that we exist?

A reader sent this in: A ‘rare’ rock rattlesnake at Wyler Aerial Tramway and the City of El Paso is NOT EVEN MENTIONED!!! Ain’t that some shiznit? A white rattlesnake? Texas park posts photo of ?cryptic? viper known for potent bite. A white rattlesnake? Texas park posts photo of ?cryptic? viper known for… A white […]
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Around the halls: Brookings experts react to the Trump-Putin meeting and NATO summit

Thomas Wright, Director of the Center on the United States and Europe; Senior Fellow in the Project on International Order and Strategy: The summit today, and the visit to Brussels and the U.K. that preceded it, revealed that the president is now unbound, acting in accordance with his visceral beliefs about America's role in the world. These…

      
 
 

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El Paso Politics / Refuse the Juice:Short thoughts on city council races
« Last post by bot on July 17, 2018, 11:13:47 PM »
Short thoughts on city council races

I really don't see that intensity out there you would expect for these seats. The mayor seems to have a good handle on most of council and the Susie Byrd minions aren't stepping too far out of line. Are there...
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World politics / Brookings: What?s wrong with political leaders citing research?
« Last post by bot on July 17, 2018, 11:21:52 AM »
What?s wrong with political leaders citing research?

Today?s finance-research complex closely links funding to ?impact?, which includes evidence of policymakers and politicians citing the research in question. What research politicians choose to highlight therefore influences what is eventually funded. Yet, recent speeches and op-eds suggest that even key personnel in technocratic institutions that fund the generation of knowledge can end up citing…

      
 
 

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National politics / Brookings: 20180711 Carnegie Constanze Stelzenmueller
« Last post by bot on July 17, 2018, 11:21:50 AM »
20180711 Carnegie Constanze Stelzenmueller

      
 
 

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