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Can Global Capitalism Be Saved?

The politics of economic anxiety has now driven the electorates of the UK and the US into the hands of populists, and more countries' voters are sure …

Russian helicopter shot down as Syrian rebels aim to break Aleppo siege

Single deadliest incident for Russia since it intervened in civil war as fighters say they have pushed back Assad forces<p>Rebel fighters in Aleppo have launched a major military operation aimed at breaking a weeks-long regime siege of the opposition-controlled eastern part of the Syrian city.<p>Related: …

Middle East

Straight women in Tanzania marry each other in order to keep their houses

Straight women in Tanzania are marrying each other and even sharing beds in order to keep their houses in the absence of husbands, according to …

Overcoming the Poisonous Politics of Protectionism

LONDON – According to conventional economic wisdom, free trade is good – so the freer the better. After all, steady trade liberalization in recent …

This Is The Story Behind The Images Of Police Brutality Coming Out Of Kenya

Violent pictures from an electoral reform protest in Nairobi were shared widely on Tuesday morning. Here's what happened. WARNING: This post contains violent images and videos.<p>Boinnett said, according to AFP:<p>Isaac Okero, the President of the Law Society of Kenya, said of the incident, "The officers …

Foreign

MUMBAI – The huge gap between the world’s richest and poorest countries remains one of the great moral dilemmas for the West. It also presents one of …

The Real Challenges to Growth

Advanced economies’ experience since the 2008 financial crisis has spurred a rapidly evolving discussion of growth, employment, and income …

"Cops and Condos go Hand in Hand!" Video, Poster, and Photos from Jan 1st March

Cops and Condos go Hand in Hand!<p>Recently, business owners have pushed to “Clean Up The Plaza.” This zero tolerance policy has forced out many while …

Advanced Malaise

Economics is often called the dismal science, and for the last half-decade it has come by its reputation honestly in the advanced economies. …

Arnd Henning Heissen

40 more maps that explain the world

Maps seemed to be everywhere in 2013, a trend I like to think we encouraged along with August's 40 maps that explain the world. Maps can be a remarkably powerful tool for understanding the world and how it works, but they show only what you ask them to. You might consider this, then, a collection …

Migration Is Development, by Peter Sutherland

LONDON – In September 2000, the United Nations Millennium Development Goals rallied the international community behind a shared vision. The MDGs, …