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[Adam Minter] How China can stop a pandemic

The deadliest outbreak of H7N9 bird flu since its discovery in 2013 is sweeping across China. It’s caused at least 100 deaths and has been detected in half the country’s provinces. So far, the virus ...

Updated : 2017.02.28 17:49

[Robert J. Fouser] Will second-language learning disappear?

Throughout history, change has stirred insecurity as people try to hold on to the familiar as it crumbles before them. Good leaders understand the emerging world and offer a path through the tumult o...

Updated : 2017.02.28 17:49

[Kim Seong-kon] Looking for the third way

Although it still lurks in the guise of socialism, communism has completely failed and therefore has largely disappeared from the face of the earth. The same is true of the Cold War ideology. Strang...

Updated : 2017.02.28 17:47

[Gary Thompson] Oscar got best picture right on night of big gaffe

The “La La Land” Oscar-nominated song “Audition” contains an ode to unfulfilled dreams as an actress accustomed to trying and failing sings “Here’s to the mess we make.” You said it, sister. “Audit...

Updated : 2017.02.28 17:45

[Other View] The Trump White House is figuring out NATO

Slowly, and against the odds, the Trump administration is inching toward a more coherent foreign policy in Western Europe. President Donald Trump is, as usual, sending wildly mixed signals. He has s...

Updated : 2017.02.28 17:43

[Brian Hamilton] Wake up, America: You elected an entrepreneur

After listening to the entirety of President Donald Trump’s recent press conference and then reviewing the coverage of it, it’s obvious the media doesn’t understand and cannot accurately interpret hi...

Updated : 2017.02.27 17:29

[Elaine Ou] Even China can’t kill bitcoin

Every time a government sets out to abolish something people like, the well-liked thing moves to where it can’t be stopped. This has happened with prohibition, gambling, the war on drugs and digital...

Updated : 2017.02.27 17:29

[Leonid Bershidsky] What Google hopes to gain by suing Uber

The legal battle that’s starting between Waymo, the self-driving car spin-off of Google’s former “moonshot” unit, and ride-hailing giant Uber appears to be all about trade secrets and patents. Bu...

Updated : 2017.02.27 17:27

[Eli Lake] Taiwan's war against Uber

This should be a good time to be an American Internet company in Taiwan. The new president, Tsai Ing-wen, has pledged to build an Asian Silicon Valley on the island. And the new American president, D...

Updated : 2017.02.27 17:26

[Albert R. Hunt] Trump's great chance to tell us what he really wants

President Donald Trump’s initial address to a joint session of the US Congress on Tuesday night may be the most anticipated in memory. Not, as Trump would claim, because he’s so compelling. Rather it...

Updated : 2017.02.27 17:25

[Other View] Trustworthy statistics are a vital asset

President Donald Trump’s penchant for “alternative facts” raises a troubling question: What if the same instinct leads him to pressure government agencies -- the ones that track everything from jobs ...

Updated : 2017.02.27 17:24

[John B. Quigley] No: Pre-emptive strike would trigger global disaster

Following January’s widely condemned ballistic missile test by Iran, rumors are rife that Israel is planning a military strike against Iranian missile sites. But the last thing President Donald Trump...

Updated : 2017.02.26 17:33

[Jonathan Bernstein] Don't ignore the dangers of a weak president

As the first month has passed of Donald Trump’s presidency with little sign of success, and some question whether he‘s even up to trying to turn his campaign platform into a real legislative agenda, ...

Updated : 2017.02.26 17:32

[John Kass] Once lost, liberal journalists' mission suddenly found in time of Trump

Journalists “find a renewed sense of mission,” reports the New York Times. That’s nice. There is some truth to this. And it‘s not fake news. With the election of Donald Trump to the presidenc...

Updated : 2017.02.26 17:32

[Adam Minter] Why is eBay returning to china?

About a decade ago, eBay made a legendary retreat from the Chinese auction business in the face of growing local competition. It was a defeat so humiliating it became a business school case study. Si...

Updated : 2017.02.26 17:29