J. Bradford DeLong believes that much of the relatively small gain for poor US households should be discounted.
Stephen S. Roach wonders whether the Japanese economy is prepared to benefit from US and Chinese external demand.
Richard N. Haass points to several forces, both global and local, that have eroded the international order.
Javier Solana says that reliance on short-term foreign-policy fixes is jeopardizing the international order.
Martin Feldstein praises the government's efforts to let foreign investment into the sector.
Yuriko Koike sees hope for easing tensions among China, Japan, and South Korea at next month's APEC summit.
Harold James worries that the EU's new budget demand will fuel further euroskepticism in the UK.
Gordon Brown urges the world to support children's global movement for civil rights.
Gordon Brown frames the abduction of Nigeria's schoolgirls as a call to arms in a battle for civil rights.
Lee Jong-Wha shows why improving academic access and quality should be a top priority for world leaders.
Marina Lou shines a light on the coal industry's corrupting influence.
Simon Zadek explores the potential of self-interest to spur action on climate change.
Blaise Cronin criticizes the focus on citation data in assessing scholars' productivity and impact.