RealClearPolicy Morning Edition

Friday, August 22
What It Takes to Be Considered 'Rich' - Dylan Matthews, Vox
Teen Births and the Complexities of Culture - Ross Douthat, NYT
What's Going On With ACA Premium Increases - Jeffrey Young, HuffPost
Free Lunch for Students Who Don't Need It - Taylor Colwell, Daily Signal
What Happens When We Cut Tax Rates - Howard Gleckman, TaxVox
We Need Better Data on Cops' Use of Force - Editors, Bloomberg View
Police Militarization: Blame Civilian Guns? - Alec MacGillis, TNR
What Ferguson Means for Urban Planning - Randal O'Toole, Antiplanner
A Look at College Degree Migration - Aaron M. Renn, New Geography
Is There a 'Public Opinion' on Immigration? - Robert VerBruggen, RCPolicy
Immigration Order Would Backfire - Diana Furchtgott-Roth, MarketWatch
Women-Owned Businesses Stay Small - Sophie Quinton, National Journal
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Thursday, August 21
Why the FBI Is Raiding Charter Schools - Ruth Conniff, The Progressive
The Sources of America's Decay - Francis Fukuyama, Foreign Affairs
A Big, Mysterious Decline in Teen Births - Sarah Kliff, Vox
Diversity: In the Eye of the Beholder - Bettina Chang, Pacific Standard
How the Ferguson Grand Jury Will Work - Jonathan Cohn, New Republic
Police Training for Confrontations - Gregg Zoroya, USA Today
Monkeys Can't Get Copyrights - Laura Ryan, National Journal
The Different Types of Gentrification - Pete Saunders, Corner Side Yard
Don't Use a Lottery to Entice Voters - Debra Saunders, SF Chronicle
Saving Horatio Alger - Richard V. Reeves, Brookings Institution
Are Private Medicare Plans Better? - Thomas Huelskoetter, ThinkProgress
Why Do More Men Commit Suicide? - Peter Orszag, Bloomberg View
Schools Join the Fight Against Obesity - Laura Vanderkam, City Journal
Wednesday, August 20
How Your Pension Fund Became a Casino - Yves Smith, Bloomberg View
Our Bulging Public School Payrolls - Steve Malanga, Public Sector Inc.
A Woman Whose Raise Cost Her Money - Bryce Covert, ThinkProgress
Why the Brown Shooting Happened Where It Did - Jesse Bogan, StlToday
How Strong Is the Case Against Darren Wilson? - Pema Levy, Newsweek
Giving Military Gear to Cops: The Data - Matt Apuzzo, New York Times
The National Guard in Ferguson: Legal? - Steven Bucci, Daily Signal
Courts Won't Kill Obamacare - M. Gregg Bloche, Huffington Post
What Good Are Jobless Benefits? - Andrew Quinn, Pursuit of Happiness
The UAW's Chattanooga Experiment - Moshe Z. Marvit, In These Times
A Technology to Prevent Car Crashes - Brian Fung, Washington Post
How Can a City Measure Its Happiness? - Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow, Next City
The Key to Fixing the Gender Wage Gap - Kurtzleben & Goldin, Vox
Tuesday, August 19
Nobody Died and Made Rick Perry King - Jason Stanford, Politico Magazine
Arm Citizens and Let Them Police Themselves? - Bieler & Roman, Urban
Is It Conservative to Expand Obamacare? - Ira Stoll, Reason
Why You Don't Want to Live in a City Like Houston - Ben Adler, Grist
Is Michael Brown's Robbery Legally Relevant? - Paul Cassell, Volokh
How to End Militarized Policing - Alex S. Vitale, The Nation
Is Ferguson Our Future? - Patrick J. Buchanan, Creators
Ferguson's Unusually White City Council - Seth Masket, Pacific Standard
Getting the Disabled Back to Work - Joseph Lawler, DC Examiner
Voters Know What to Do on Immigration - Eric Pianin, Fiscal Times
Did Piracy Tank 'Expendables 3'? - Brent Lang, Variety
Is Common Core Working in New York? - Jill Barshay, Hechinger Report
Cop Cameras: Don't Count on Seeing the Footage - Sara Libby, CityLab
Monday, August 18
Blacks Live in a Different America - Steve Chapman, Chicago Tribune
Demilitarizing the Cops Didn't Work in Ferguson - Rich Lowry, NRO
The Ridiculous Rick Perry Indictment - Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine
Public Pensions: Making Good on Bad Promises - Lewis Andrews, RCPolicy
The Five Biggest Myths About Obamacare - Michael Tomasky, Daily Beast
'Right to Try': FDA Isn't the Problem - Arthur L. Caplan, USA Today
Obstacles to Immigrant Assimilation - Nima Sanandaji, New Geography
Let's Make Suburbs Into Cities - Steven Conn, Salon
Shutting Down Debate on Global Warming - Rupert Darwall, City Journal
How to Talk About Climate Change - Charles C. Mann, The Atlantic
Millennials: Entrepreneurial? - Stangler & Bell-Masterson, Wash Monthly
Was Gay Marriage Settled in 1972? - Robert Barnes, Washington Post
The Rise of 'Pregnancy Crimes' - Elizabeth Nolan Brown, Reason
When the Tourism Industry Dictates School Schedules - Libby Nelson, Vox
Did School Integration Fail Black Kids? - Daisy M. Jenkins, The Root
Saturday, August 16
Rick Perry Indicted: What You Need to Know - Ian Millhiser, ThinkProgress
With Health Law, ERs Still Packed - Robert Calandra, Philadelphia Inquirer
The For-Profit Law School Scam - Paul Campos, The Atlantic
Missouri's Rule on Deadly Force by Cops - Robert VerBruggen, RCPolicy
Don't Expect the DOJ to Find Much in Ferguson - Robert N. Driscoll, NRO
A Pattern of Violence Against Unarmed Black Men - Jaeah Lee, MoJo
Understanding the City of Ferguson - Jeffrey Smith, New Republic
How LGBT Acceptance Is Redefining Cities - Natalie McDonald, Next City
The Cause Uniting Netflix and Big Cable - John McDuling, Quartz
We Need More Infrastructure Spending - Laura Tyson, Project Syndicate
How Obama Can Slow Tax Inversions - Steven Rosenthal, TaxVox
A Precedent for Paying Student-Athletes? - The Economist
Private Prisons: Profiting Off Misery - Llewllyn Hinkes-Jones, Jacobin
Friday, August 15
Hopefully Michael Mann Won't Sue Me for This - Trevor Burrus, Forbes
New York City's Crime 'Disease' - Heather Mac Donald, City Journal
Making Property Taxes Fairer - Peter Coy, Businessweek
How to Opt Out of Public Sector Unions - Jared Meyer, Economics21
The Housing Policies That Created Ferguson - Bryce Covert, ThinkProgress
How Police Should Respond to Protests - Radley Balko, Washington Post
Focus on Cops' Actions, Not Their Gear - David Firestone, New York Times
Police Officers Should Have to Wear Cameras - Nick Gillespie, Time
Obamacare's Hospital Reform Isn't Working - Brianna Ehley, Fiscal Times
Education Alone Can't Fix Inequality - Robert Kuttner, American Prospect
The High-Tech Future of College? - Graeme Wood, The Atlantic
Hate Bicyclists on Sidewalks? Build More Bike Lanes - Eric Jaffe, CityLab
Thursday, August 14
Don't Repeal Obamacare, Transcend It - Avik Roy, Politico Magazine
Can California Handle Its Obamacare Success? - Anna Gorman, LA Times
Our Roads Have Too Many Signs - Rich Tucker, RealClearPolicy
When Is It Legal for a Cop to Shoot Someone? - Dara Lind, Vox
The Militarization of the Police - Jamelle Bouie, Slate
Who's Liable for Driverless Cars? - Alexis Madrigal, The Atlantic
Have We Underestimated Keystone XL's Damage? - Michael Levi, CFR
Costs of California's Water Crisis - Fienup & Watkins, New Geography
FDA's Flawed E-Cigarette Regulation - Satel & Viard, The American
The 'Experts' Defending Anti-Abortion Laws - Molly Redden, Mother Jones
Are Nonmarital Births on the Decline? - Robert VerBruggen, RCPolicy
The GOP's Fake Border War - Mark Binelli, Rolling Stone
The Immigration Middle Ground - Yuval Levin & Reihan Salam, NRO
Wednesday, August 13
Ferguson, Mo.: America's New Racial Hotspot - Justin Glawe, Vice
Three Lessons From Michael Brown's Death - John McWhorter, Daily Beast
Do College Students Have Free Speech Rights? - Thomas Lindsay, RCPolicy
Big Brother Watches Your Driving - Jason Plautz, National Journal
Carrying a Gun: Worse Than Wife-Beating? - Glenn Reynolds, USA Today
Think Tanks: Pay to Play? - Andrew Mayersohn, Boston Review
How Pro Wrestling Exploits Performers - Dan O'Sullivan, Jacobin
Obamacare Is Saving Lives - Annie Lowrey, New York Magazine
Lead Exposure and Teen Pregnancy: The Link - Matthew Yglesias, Vox
Obama on Immigration: Coward, Not Caesar - Shikha Dalmia, Reason
Obama Released Criminal Immigrants - Sharyl Attkisson, Daily Signal
Fighting Poverty By Paying Kids to Go to School - Glenn Thrush, Politico
Congress Could Accidentally Save Aereo - Brian Fung, Washington Post
Tuesday, August 12
Was James Brady's Death a Murder? - Noah Feldman, Bloomberg View
Holder Loses in the Carolinas Again - Hans von Spakovsky, National Review
Our Parenting Police State - Peter Weber, The Week
The Cost of De Blasio's New York - Steven Malanga, City Journal
What Pot Does to the Teenage Brain - Justin Worland, Time
Actually, Crime Is Up in Colorado - Kevin A. Sabet, Huffington Post
Risk-Based Sentencing and Racial Disparities - Janetta et al., Urban
ACA Enrollment Will Be Confusing Next Year, Too - Sarah Kliff, Vox
Halbig's Silver Lining - Sally Pipes, Forbes
Case Against Medicaid Expansion Gets Weaker - Jason Millman, Wash Post
The Trade Deal You've Never Heard Of - Cole Stangler, In These Times
How About a 'Clawback' of Public Sector Pay? - Michael Macchiarola, RCM
Fixing New Jersey's Pension Problems - Eileen Norcross, U.S. News

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