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Embrace the Chaos

There are shellackings, and then there are shellackings -- and this one was a doozy. White House loyalists may tell us that the 2014 midterm ...

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Chasing Away the Democracy Blues

  This article is based on the keynote address from the conference “Does Democracy Matter?” co-sponsored by the Foreign Policy Research Institute and the Kennan ...

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Is Wednesday’s Bear Market a Sign of Global Slowdown or a Simple Correction?

A string of bad economic news combined with new concerns about the spread of the Ebola virus rocked world markets Wednesday, Oct. 15, leading to ...

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Aging Population Forces Disaster Planners to Adapt Strategies

The world is aging fast. In part, that is the result of improved conditions around the globe -- better health care, nutrition, and technology have ...

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Main Street Investors Worry Global Conflicts Could Hit Their Investments

Geopolitical instability is the biggest concern for individual investors, according to a survey released Thursday, Oct. 9. The poll suggests that average investors are worried ...

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Environmentalism Is Dead

Grand words and pledges flowed out of the United Nations climate change summit in New York this week, as they always do when the world ...

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History Is So Not Over

Twenty-five years ago, just a few months before the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989, Francis Fukuyama published what became one of the ...

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Scotland’s Tricky Choice

LONDON — I've been to the United Kingdom many times before, but I've never experienced a visit like this one -- because the United Kingdom ...

Shadow Government

Scotland and the Centrifugal Force of Globalization

The possibility that Scotland may vote this Thursday to withdraw from the United Kingdom threatens to upset some of the most basic economic and political ...

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Why the World Needs to Get Ready for the Next Generation of Slums

People who live in slums don't have easy lives to begin with. Lately, though, politicians have been doing their best to make matters even more ...

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