American Consequences - June 2018


Cover
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Contents
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Inside This Issue By Steven Longenecker
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Letter From the Editor By P.J. O'Rourke
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"Coastal" or "Heartlander" Quiz
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What Moved the Market
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What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
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From Our Inbox
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Resurgence of the American Heartland By Dr. David Eifrig
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A Conversation with Mark Spitznagel: The Heartland Will Return
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Letter From Toledo, Ohio By John Fedderke
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A Conversation with Matt McCall: The Future of Legal Marijuana
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Here to Stay: Heroin By Geoffrey Norman
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Back-Off From Opioids By Dr. David Eifrig
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The 2018 Farm Bill By PJ O'Rourke
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Pigs Get Slaughtered By Bill Bonner
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The Electoral College By PJ O'Rourke
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Revenge of the Forgotten Class By Alec MacGillis
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Puppies Are Cute By Ernest Dogsbody
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Trading Tragedy By Turney Duff
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America's Forgotten Default By Sebastián Edwards
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U.S./China Trade War By Dr. Steve Sjuggerud
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A North Korean Opportunity for America and China By Richard N. Haass
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Read This
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The Final Word By Buck Sexton
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Featured Contributors
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