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Mixed Metaphors

Why the wars on cancer, poverty, drugs, terror, drunk driving, teen pregnancy, and other ills can't be won.


It Didn’t Happen

The dollar didn't crash. Tariffs didn't come roaring back. The world's growing economies didn't grind to a halt. And other scary tales that failed to come true during the crisis.


The Missing

Where have all the Sakharovs gone?

New Economy, Old Politics

Why libertarian dot-coms must learn to love multilateral organizations.

Confidence Game

The global financial crises of the 1990s suggest that the Bush administration should look beyond traditional remedies to pull the United States out of its economic doldrums.

When Countries Go Crazy

U.S. taxpayers will pay for the failure of policymakers to apply the lessons of recent post-communist transitions to the case of Cuba.

Advice for Anarchists

Who is blocking globalization, the protesters or the summiteers?

Collateral Damage

Sorting through the post-September 11 intellectual wreckage.

Al Qaeda, the NGO

After floundering during the 1990s, can political parties learn a few lessons from nongovernmental organizations?

Missing in Monterrey

How big egos and small arms can tip the balance in the war on global poverty.

The New Diaspora

New links between émigrés and their home countries can become a powerful force for economic development.

Saving Latin America

George W. Bush should use a U.S.-Brazil trade deal to jolt Latin America out of its drift toward political morass and economic chaos.

Post-Terror Surprises

One consequence of September 11 is the emergence of a more sobering, less naive understanding of globalization.

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Europe After the Berlin Wall: 4 Surprises

For Europe the effects of the Berlin Wall's collapse were almost as surprising as the fall itself. Here are 4 of the unexpected consequences that the end of the Soviet Union had for Europe -- ones even the experts didn't see coming.

A Venezuelan Paradox

How Latin America's sole remaining dictator outsmarted the world's sole remaining superpower.

Cheap Dollar Diplomacy

Worries over U.S.-European estrangement miss the real threat: the falling U.S. dollar.