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[Minouche Shafik] Restoring trust in expertise

“Why did nobody notice it?” Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II famously asked the faculty at the London School of Economics in November 2008, just after the financial crisis erupted. Almost a decade lat...

Updated : 2017.03.03 18:26

[Mihir Sharma] Is Indian data turning Chinese?

Being the fastest-growing large economy in the world is India’s destiny, and even the most poorly conceived economic policy imaginable can’t stop destiny. At least, that is, if you believe the govern...

Updated : 2017.03.03 18:12

[Other View] China's chance to lead

If South Sudan’s famine is “man-made” -- and it is -- then maybe man can also unmake it. Given the country’s unstable government and the US’ uncertain global leadership, however, most of the effort w...

Updated : 2017.03.03 18:11

[David Ignatius] Trump sells snake oil to Rust Belt

Donald Trump boasts that his “America First” trade and economic policies are bringing well-paid manufacturing jobs back to America. That's probably his biggest “deliverable” to Trump voters. But ...

Updated : 2017.03.02 15:29

[Rachel Marsden] ‘Capitalism’ is still a dirty word in French politics

For those thinking that the French could be on the brink of a collective epiphany, you might want to hold your bets. Even if the people of France wanted a badly needed economic upgrade to bring their...

Updated : 2017.03.02 15:28

[Mihir Sharma] Who will solve India’s slow-motion banking crisis?

India’s slow-moving banking crisis continues to drag on, as ponderous and unstoppable as the state-controlled banking sector itself. A recent study found that the gross “non-performing assets” of ...

Updated : 2017.03.02 15:28

[Irfan Husain] A tale of two Koreas

The two Koreas seem to exist on different planets: prosperity and democracy in the South, and grinding poverty and repressive dictatorship in the North. These differences were highlighted in the rece...

Updated : 2017.03.02 15:27

[Elly Burhaini Faizal] Is media verification effective in stopping fake news?

China is the only major nation to be able to impose strict internet control. With a strong censorship apparatus, including a reported 30,000 personnel policing the internet, China is the major countr...

Updated : 2017.03.02 15:27

[Noah Feldman] Trump's love-hate relationship with the First Amendment

President Donald Trump’s war on the news media violates the spirit of the free press. How far can he go before he violates the letter of the First Amendment? Case in point: the exclusion of CNN, the ...

Updated : 2017.03.01 17:50

[The Kansas City Star] America is stressed out, and the cause won’t surprise - politics

Feeling stressed? We are. According to a new survey from the American Psychological Association, so are you. Freaked out. Anxious. Nervous. That’s what America is these days, and the psychological ...

Updated : 2017.03.01 17:49

[Justin Fox] Time to restart that old capitalism death watch

The global capitalist system has been having a tough decade. We can probably all agree on that. Lots of explanations have been offered for why things have been going so poorly: inadequate regulation...

Updated : 2017.03.01 17:48

[Kim Myong-sik] The most desirable of three possibilities

Quite eerily, a notion that struck me upon hearing the news of Kim Jong-un’s suspected killing of his half brother Kim Jong-nam was whether evils can be measured and compared. The young dictator’s...

Updated : 2017.03.01 17:48

[Other View] How Europe can defend itself

Say this for Donald Trump: He is forcing Europeans to think more seriously about how to protect and defend their continent. The US president’s disparagement of NATO goes too far, and his focus on ...

Updated : 2017.03.01 17:46

[Kim Ji-hyun] South Korea, it's your good name

Reputation. It’s hard to build, and easy to forfeit. In fact, it’s one of the most fickle things in the world, especially for public figures who may one day be the public enemy, but the next becom...

Updated : 2017.03.01 17:41

[Gina Barreca] Our secret treasures harbor memories

What object without inherent beauty or aesthetic importance has a deep and abiding significance for you? What do you treasure that nobody else would look at twice? I have a black plastic shift key ...

Updated : 2017.02.28 17:50