President John F. Kennedy had barely served a thousand days in office when he was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, 50 years ago. Read Project Syndicate’s experts on how JFK’s evolving legacy continues to influence American life, politics, and foreign policy.
The challenges facing developing countries – from providing clean water to fighting infectious diseases – are jeopardizing their economic growth prospects, on which the global economy's health… read more
President Xi Jinping has been trumpeting the Third Plenum of the Communist Party’s 18th Central Committee as a turning point for China, equivalent to the Third Plenum of 1978, when Deng Xiaoping… read more
With the US Federal Reserve set to maintain its monetary stimulus, and congressional deadlock forcing the US government to shut down – and, worse, raising the prospect of default – America has become … read more
US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's aggressive response to the 2008 financial crisis has been both praised and scorned. As Bernanke's term nears its end and the race to succeed him heats up,… read more
The prospect of bilateral trade agreements involving the US, the EU, and much of Asia suggests that global trade negotiations are being superseded by huge new regional pacts. Will abandoning… read more