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Britain’s Big Brexit Gamble
March 29th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Holger Schmieding and Kallum Pickering

This is the worst setback ever for the process of European integration that started with a six-nation coal and steel community in 1952 – but for whom precisely?

This is the worst setback ever for the process of European integration that started with a six-nation coal and steel community in 1952 – but for whom precisely?

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What Ails America on Health Care?
March 28th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Stephan Richter and Terri Langston

11 theses on what an undemocratic and unnecessary mess the world’s supposedly leading democracy finds itself in.

11 theses on what an undemocratic and unnecessary mess the world’s supposedly leading democracy finds itself in.

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Two-Percenters: The NATO Six
March 26th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By The Globalist

Which countries are within reach of Trump’s demand on defense spending?

Which countries are within reach of Trump’s demand on defense spending?

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Defense’s Other Mega Spenders
March 26th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By The Globalist

Who are the 19 nations that spend more on defense as a share of their national economy than even the United States does?

Who are the 19 nations that spend more on defense as a share of their national economy than even the United States does?

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The Trump House: Season 3
March 25th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Markus Heinrich

Politics. Drama. Horror. Television doesn’t get any better than this.

Politics. Drama. Horror. Television doesn’t get any better than this.

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London Terror and Poland’s Utter Disgrace
March 24th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Denis MacShane

Poland’s Prime Minister (ab)uses terrorist act to settle political scores and trumpet her government’s message of utter divisiveness.

Poland’s Prime Minister (ab)uses terrorist act to settle political scores and trumpet her government’s message of utter divisiveness.

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Eight is Enough For Now: Unpacking the Supreme Court
March 23rd, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Bill Humphrey

Should the Democrats act like Republicans – and block Trump’s new Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch, just as Obama’s nominee Garland was blocked?

Should the Democrats act like Republicans – and block Trump’s new Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch, just as Obama’s nominee Garland was blocked?

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After Brexit: Pouring Cold Water on Scotland’s Dreams
March 22nd, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Martin Hutchinson

An independent Scotland within the EU risks becoming Greece, but without the handouts. Its living standards would rapidly descend.

An independent Scotland within the EU risks becoming Greece, but without the handouts. Its living standards would rapidly descend.

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Trump’s Jawboning Won’t Deliver Enough US Jobs
March 21st, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Peter Morici

Is the U.S. President trying to evade the necessity to tackle China on trade policy?

Is the U.S. President trying to evade the necessity to tackle China on trade policy?

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Trump’s Move Away From Globalization: Europe’s Perspective
March 21st, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Stephan Richter

Stephan Richter's interview on NPR's Marketplace Morning Report, on the latest G20 summit in Germany and signs of the U.S. under Trump backing away from globalization.

Stephan Richter's interview on NPR's Marketplace Morning Report, on the latest G20 summit in Germany and signs of the U.S. under Trump backing away from globalization.

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US/Middle East: Power Politics or Amateur Hour?
March 20th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Michael J. Brenner

Assessing the interests and weaknesses of the U.S., Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Iran in the Middle East.

Assessing the interests and weaknesses of the U.S., Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Iran in the Middle East.

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The Black Box of Executive Compensation
March 19th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Philipp Immenkoetter

German companies need to do much more to live up to the transparency standards required by democracy in the age of globalization.

German companies need to do much more to live up to the transparency standards required by democracy in the age of globalization.

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India’s 2017 Election Shocker
March 18th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Subhash Agrawal

What’s behind Modi’s (and the BJP’s) unexpectedly big wins in key Indian state elections?

What’s behind Modi’s (and the BJP’s) unexpectedly big wins in key Indian state elections?

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Germany’s Past: From Shame to Fascination?
March 17th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Markus Heinrich

Not long ago, Germans shunned their country’s past. Now, it is popular.

Not long ago, Germans shunned their country’s past. Now, it is popular.

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Should Germany Really Have to Spend More on Defense?
March 16th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By The Globalist

It is not on track to meet NATO commitments, but Germany argues it is paying in other ways.

It is not on track to meet NATO commitments, but Germany argues it is paying in other ways.

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Stephen K. Bannon, Destroyer
March 16th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Stephan Richter

Jimmy Carter’s failed Iran rescue was a key event in Trump strategist Steve Bannon's life – then he authorized a similar botched raid in Yemen.

Jimmy Carter’s failed Iran rescue was a key event in Trump strategist Steve Bannon's life – then he authorized a similar botched raid in Yemen.

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Trump Delivers for His Wall Street Pals
March 15th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Frank Vogl

Wall Street rejoices as tough U.S. prosecutors are fired and rules abandoned.

Wall Street rejoices as tough U.S. prosecutors are fired and rules abandoned.

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US: When Billionaires Shred People’s Healthcare
March 14th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Bill Humphrey and Stephan Richter

The repeal of “Obamacare” is an alarming story about the quasi-dictatorial powers that billionaires have in the U.S. political system.

The repeal of “Obamacare” is an alarming story about the quasi-dictatorial powers that billionaires have in the U.S. political system.

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Media Terror: Press Freedom in Turkey and Russia
March 14th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By The Globalist

Media freedom in important G-20 economies -- Turkey, Russia, China, Saudi Arabia and Mexico -- leaves much to be desired.

Media freedom in important G-20 economies -- Turkey, Russia, China, Saudi Arabia and Mexico -- leaves much to be desired.

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Iran, Trump and Bannon’s War in the Middle East?
March 13th, 2017, 10:01 PM

By Behzad Yaghmaian

For the first time, migration policy is used as an instrument of foreign policy. Delinking migration from foreign policy must be a priority for Trump’s opponents

For the first time, migration policy is used as an instrument of foreign policy. Delinking migration from foreign policy must be a priority for Trump’s opponents

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