Tuesday, September 16, 2014
  1. Politics

    The Price of Scottish Independence

    Jeffrey D. Sachs
  2. Economics

    Markets’ Rose-Tinted World

    Mohamed A. El-Erian
  3. World Affairs

    Iran’s Iraq Calculations

    Alex Vatanka
  4. Politics

    Vanguard Scotland?

    Robert Skidelsky
    Politics

    Vanguard Scotland?

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     sees behind Scotland's independence referendum the failed promises of liberal capitalism.

    Scotland Flag Tom Parnell/Flickr

    Whichever way the Scottish independence referendum goes, the spectacular rise of nationalism, in Scotland and elsewhere in Europe, is a symptom of a diseased political mainstream. It is what happens when a form of politics claims to satisfy every human need except the coziness of communal belonging – and then lets the people down. READ MORE

  5. Business & Finance

    The People’s Corporations

    Lucy P. Marcus
    Business & Finance

    The People’s Corporations

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     says that companies have more power than ever before, but so do people.

    BP CEO Tony Hayward BP CEO Tony Hayward/Flickr

    Private companies wield more power than ever before; people who have not been popularly elected control more and more of our daily lives, from entertainment and energy supplies to schools and postal services. But people have grown more powerful, too, and now have the means to ensure that companies’ behavior does not go unchecked. READ MORE

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