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The Year Ahead 2018


发自伦敦——美国前总统里根曾经讲过一个笑话,说英语中最可怕的九个词是“I’m from the government and I’m here to help(我是政府派来帮忙的)。”换句话说,政策制定者经常会采用一些会引发更多问题的方式来应对原有的问题。



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  1. Donald Trump delivers his address to a joint session of Congress  Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/Getty Images

    Trump’s Abominable Snow Job

    • In the 2016 US presidential election, Donald Trump presented himself as a populist who would protect America’s “forgotten” workers from the disruptions of trade and immigration and the nefarious designs of unnamed elites.

    • But, a year after assuming office, it has become abundantly clear that “America first” means workers come last.
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    PS Commentators’ Best Reads in 2017

    • For the first time, Project Syndicate has asked its contributors what they’ve been reading, and why. 

    • Their choices may surprise, but surely will not disappoint, readers seeking the most important books on history, politics, economics, as well as more than one novel.