Friday, September 30, 2016
  1. Economics

    Escaping the New Normal of Weak Growth

    Michael Spence
    Economics

    Escaping the New Normal of Weak Growth

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     says that it's time for politicians to use fiscal policy to relieve the burden on central bankers.

    slow growth Mark Metcalfe/Stringer

    Eight years after the crisis erupted, what the global economy is experiencing is starting to look less like a slow recovery than like a new low-growth equilibrium. With monetary policy unable to stimulate demand, or even inflation, it's time for fiscal authorities to relieve the burden on central banks. READ MORE

  2. Politics

    Saving Europe By Reversing Brexit

    Anatole Kaletsky
  3. World Affairs

    Managing a Multipolar Europe

    Mark Leonard
    World Affairs

    Managing a Multipolar Europe

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     says that the EU must adjust to being only one of several European projects.

    refugees Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

    When the Cold War ended, the EU and NATO were at the center of an expanding unipolar order that, it was assumed, would establish the conditions for European security. In fact, that was far from guaranteed, as the existential challenge to the European order posed by the refugee crisis and the Syrian conflict shows. READ MORE

  4. Politics

    Israel’s Last Founding Father

    Itamar Rabinovich
    Politics

    Israel’s Last Founding Father

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     traces the dramatic sweep of Shimon Peres's nearly 70-year political career.

    Newsart for Israel’s Last Founding Father Ronen Zvulun/AFP/Getty Images

    During his nearly seven-decade career, Shimon Peres reached lofty heights and suffered humiliating failures. A security hawk who became an ardent peacemaker, he maintained a love-hate relationship with an Israeli public that declined to elect him Prime Minister but admired him when he neither held nor sought real power. READ MORE

  5. World Affairs

    No Appeasement for North Korea

    Christopher R. Hill
    World Affairs

    No Appeasement for North Korea

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     recommends a stern international response to the regime's recent nuclear tests.

    Newsart for No Appeasement for North Korea Ed Jones/Getty Images

    If the Kim regime really wants an opportunity to join the international community, it has everything it needs, written, agreed, and ready to be implemented. If, however, it wants to continue its march toward nuclearization, it should know, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that it will remain a pariah. READ MORE

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