Sunday, October 26, 2014
  1. World Affairs

    Ukraine’s Vote, Russia’s Fate

    Carl Bildt
    World Affairs

    Ukraine’s Vote, Russia’s Fate


     on what is at stake in the parliamentary election on October 26.

    Ukraine July 2014 eletion Zurab Dzhavakhadze/ZumaPress

    When Ukraine’s voters go to the polls on October 26, not only the fate of their country will be at stake; so will the future of a significant part of Europe. To put it simply: the future of Ukraine will decide the future of Russia, and the future of Russia will have a substantial impact on the future of Europe. READ MORE

  2. Global Health & Development

    Ebola’s Next Frontier

    Hrishabh Sandilya
  3. Business & Finance

    American-Made Financial Repression

    Andrew Sheng
    Business & Finance

    American-Made Financial Repression

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    &  argue that the dollar's global dominance has gone from benefit to burden for China.

    dollars in peoples hands Laura/Flickr

    The late economist Ronald McKinnon argued that China and the US, by working together, could alleviate financial repression and enhance global monetary stability. Unfortunately, this advice is not popular among US economists and policymakers, who prefer the short-term political advantages afforded to them by free-market rhetoric. READ MORE

  4. Economics

    A New Macroeconomic Strategy

    Jeffrey D. Sachs
  5. Global Health & Development

    Children’s Champions

    Gordon Brown

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