Monday, December 29, 2014
  1. Culture & Society

    The Best Ways to Give

    Dean Karlan
  2. Business & Finance

    Break Up Citigroup

    Simon Johnson
  3. Sustainability & Environment

    Financing Climate Safety

    Jeffrey D. Sachs
    Sustainability & Environment

    Financing Climate Safety

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     argues that plummeting oil prices offer an ideal opportunity to introduce carbon pricing.

    Ricardo Hausmann resource rich countries like .Latin America victimized by those with superior technology Imahornfan/flickr

    When the global financial system works properly, savings are channeled into investments that raise living standards; when it malfunctions, savings finance real-estate bubbles and environmentally harmful projects, including those that worsen climate change. Next year will be a turning point in the effort to create a better system. READ MORE

  4. World Affairs

    The Battle for Santa Claus’s Home

    Carl Bildt
  5. Politics

    Europe’s Make-or-Break Year

    Joschka Fischer
    Politics

    Europe’s Make-or-Break Year

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     thinks that political upheaval in major EU countries in 2015 will trigger a defining crisis for Europe.

    athens greece petros asimomytis/Flickr

    It is no exaggeration to say that the EU is threatened, both internally and externally, by reactionary nationalism, which is why the next euro crisis will come in the form of a political crisis. So why are Europe's leaders clinging to policies that have made a bad situation worse? READ MORE

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