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The Rise of Digital Workers
August 15th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Steven Hill

As more digital freelancers find work through online labor platforms, taxing their income will become increasingly difficult.

As more digital freelancers find work through online labor platforms, taxing their income will become increasingly difficult.

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Future of Work and the Survival of the Welfare State
August 14th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Steven Hill

More and more people are finding work in the digital economy, but more flexibility also means increased insecurity.

More and more people are finding work in the digital economy, but more flexibility also means increased insecurity.

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Gulf Media Wars: No Winners, Only Losers
August 13th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By James M. Dorsey

Feuding Gulf States have poured millions of dollars into media campaigns which twist the truth to serve rival narratives.

Feuding Gulf States have poured millions of dollars into media campaigns which twist the truth to serve rival narratives.

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President John Kelly? Trump’s Yeltsin Moment
August 12th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Greg Austin

The dynamic between White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and President Trump harkens back to the Yeltsin-Putin dynamic of the late 1990s.

The dynamic between White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and President Trump harkens back to the Yeltsin-Putin dynamic of the late 1990s.

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China’s Strategic Caution
August 11th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Chas W. Freeman

China has established a seven-decade-long record of strategic caution and a preference for diplomatic and paramilitary rather than military solutions to national security problems.

China has established a seven-decade-long record of strategic caution and a preference for diplomatic and paramilitary rather than military solutions to national security problems.

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German Political Update: Merkel’s Choice
August 10th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Holger Schmieding

Angela Merkel looks set for a comfortable win in next month's German elections. But which coalition partner will she choose?

Angela Merkel looks set for a comfortable win in next month's German elections. But which coalition partner will she choose?

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Tillerson in Asia
August 9th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Philip Bowring

With its short-term focus on what currently occupies the American mind (North Korea), the U.S. is actually playing into China’s hands in Asia.

With its short-term focus on what currently occupies the American mind (North Korea), the U.S. is actually playing into China’s hands in Asia.

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A Visit to the Brexit World
August 8th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By John Bruton

Mrs. May, tell us exactly what sort of deal you want with the EU customs union?

Mrs. May, tell us exactly what sort of deal you want with the EU customs union?

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Ending Iraq’s Humanitarian Crisis
August 7th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Alon Ben-Meir

The Iraqi people must rise above sectarianism and chart their own destiny.

The Iraqi people must rise above sectarianism and chart their own destiny.

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Brexit: The Tories‘ Battle Against the Economic Facts
August 6th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Denis MacShane

Why Germans and other nations should involve themselves more in the UK debate.

Why Germans and other nations should involve themselves more in the UK debate.

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How To Make Democracy Work in the Digital Age
August 5th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Dirk Helbing and Stefan Klauser

Digital democracy has the ultimate benefit that it supports society’s historical achievements.

Digital democracy has the ultimate benefit that it supports society’s historical achievements.

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Colonialism Applied to Europe: Mazower’s “Hitler’s Empire”
August 4th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Branko Milanovic

Mark Mazower’s “Hitler’s Empire: How the Nazis Ruled Europe” is a magisterial book.

Mark Mazower’s “Hitler’s Empire: How the Nazis Ruled Europe” is a magisterial book.

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Avoiding War with China
August 3rd, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Chas W. Freeman

In recent years, many American leaders have grown cavalier about nuclear war, especially with Russia, but there is also risk of a devastating conflict with China.

In recent years, many American leaders have grown cavalier about nuclear war, especially with Russia, but there is also risk of a devastating conflict with China.

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Germany: More Lenient on Brexit?
August 2nd, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Stephan Richter and Ambrose Evans-Pritchard

An email dialogue between London and Berlin.

An email dialogue between London and Berlin.

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Western Balkans: The Young and Talented Leave
August 1st, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Valbona Zeneli

Western Balkans policymakers often complain that their best minds are leaving. But they do so without offering any solution how to fix this issue.

Western Balkans policymakers often complain that their best minds are leaving. But they do so without offering any solution how to fix this issue.

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The Germans Follow Keynes’ Advice!
July 31st, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Holger Schmieding

If anything, the German Problem is complacency, not the current account surplus.

If anything, the German Problem is complacency, not the current account surplus.

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East Asia’s Challenge: Resisting Hyper-Nationalism, Not Globalization
July 30th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Shihoko Goto

Overcoming nationalistic barriers is more urgent than ever for pro-Western Asian countries.

Overcoming nationalistic barriers is more urgent than ever for pro-Western Asian countries.

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The Challenges of Being a Muslim
July 29th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Mohammed Nosseir

How does one lead a righteous life, while living tensely?

How does one lead a righteous life, while living tensely?

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Pakistan: Booting Out Sharif
July 28th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Frank Vogl

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif being kicked out of office for corruption is a triumph for transparency and justice.

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif being kicked out of office for corruption is a triumph for transparency and justice.

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The US Democrats’ Failing Turnaround Strategy
July 28th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Stephan Richter and Alexei Bayer

Trumpism, like most radical right-wing movements, is fueled by resentment, not economics. Trump voters are like Russians voting for Putin.

Trumpism, like most radical right-wing movements, is fueled by resentment, not economics. Trump voters are like Russians voting for Putin.

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