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The Third Industrial Revolution

Why yesterday's plan for the economy won't work for tomorrow.

Photos courtesy of Scott Johnson

A Father’s Secret…

And his journalist son's search for the truth.

Historical photos courtesy of Peter Buck Feller

Declassified

The son of a Red Army intelligence officer sent to die in a Siberian gulag discovers his father's KGB file, and a cottage industry of children-of-spies memoirs.

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Think Again: The BRICS

Together, their GDP now nearly equals the United States. But are they really the future of the global economy?

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The Currency of Power

Want to understand America's place in the world? Write economics back into the plan.

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The Ultra-Rich

Good times or bad, it always helps to be really, really wealthy.

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Cheapskates, Pessimists, & Food Trucks

The unexpected beneficiaries of the bust.

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Declinist Pundits

America may not actually be declining, but those predicting it are ascending.

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Higher Ed

Universities have been forced to innovate – and may emerge stronger than ever.

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Climate Deniers

When the economy is suffering, no one wants to hear about an impending environmental catastrophe.

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Nouriel Roubini

He may not be perfect, but there's never been a better time to be in the prophet of doom business.

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Capitalism

How the left lost the argument.

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Hollywood

How foreign audiences saved Tinseltown.

These 7 Countries

The rise of China and India has long since become a cliche. In fact, neither country has done all that well since the crash of 2008 -- but these emerging powerhouses have cleaned up.

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McDonald’s

In hard times, hungry consumers still flock to the Golden Arches.

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