Sunday, February 1, 2015
  1. Wall Street for President?

    Simon Johnson

    Wall Street for President?

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     urges the US Democratic Party to embrace Elizabeth Warren's proposals for financial-sector reform.

    American flag office building Daniel Hoherd/Flickr

    America's Democratic Party – including President Barack Obama – is apparently of two minds on the extent to which it should defend its own financial legislation from attack by the country's powerful megabanks. It can have the 2010 Dodd-Frank reforms, or it can have Wall Street's campaign contributions, but it cannot have both. READ MORE

  2. The Keys to Maintaining the Kingdom

    Christopher R. Hill

    The Keys to Maintaining the Kingdom

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     wants US policy toward post-Abdullah Saudi Arabia to be based on realistic goals and expectations.

    President Obama King Salman meet Xinhua/ZumaPress

    As with all political successions, Saudi Arabia’s was inevitable. But it was not inevitable that King Abdullah’s demise – and the emergence of Crown Prince Salman as his heir to the throne – should come at a time of peak instability in a region already buffeted by the type of change that the House of Saud welcomes least of all. READ MORE

  3. 博彩公司和英国选举

    Chris Patten
  4. 俄罗斯先发制人的反革命

    Alexander Etkind
  5. 停滞的中国改革

    Keyu Jin

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