Opinion | Harassing the Hammonds

A private sign welcomes visitors to the Diamond Valley, part of the Harney Basin in southeast Oregon. Photo: Les Zaitz/Associated

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Opinion | Rare Truths About China’s Rare Earths

Looks like it’s time for another panic about rare-earth elements. New fears are surfacing that Beijing could use its dominance

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Opinion | Pelosi’s Latest Partisan Commission

Yes, history repeats itself, especially when it is made by the same person, for the same reason, and with the

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Opinion | Prelude to a State Pension Bailout

After decades of mismanagement, state and local government pensions face unfunded liabilities topping $4.2 trillion. When a major public plan

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Opinion | More Green Blackouts Ahead

You’d think the Texas blackouts would trigger some soul-searching about the vulnerability of America’s electrical grid. Not in today’s hothouse

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Opinion | A Stock-Trading Dupe Is Born Every Minute

Michael J. Meehan and friends started buying a tech company’s shares, but from each other, driving up the price on

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Opinion | Texas Spins Into the Wind

While millions of Texans remain without power for a third day, the wind industry and its advocates are spinning a

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Opinion | The Political Making of a Texas Power Outage

Why are millions of Americans in the nation’s most energy-rich state without power and heat for days amid extreme winter

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Opinion | Texas Cold’Em: Power Outages Are Political

Nine times Dallas has recorded daily snowfalls of 4 inches or more since 1940, but this week’s may be the

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