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Piketty's Charge

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The English-language publication of Thomas Piketty's "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" has sparked widespread debate over the causes and consequences of rising inequality. Is Piketty's analysis mere fodder for professional economists, or will it move policymakers to act?

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The End of Israel’s Illusion

Shlomo Ben-Ami

The prevailing consensus among Israelis that Palestinian nationalism had been defeated – and thus that a political solution to the conflict was no longer necessary – lies in tatters. And even as the violence escalates, it has become clear to both sides that the era of glorious wars and victories is over.

explains why the sudden eruption of Palestinian resistance caught a complacent nation off guard.
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    The Big Lie and Its Consequences

    Elizabeth Drew

    By demonstrating craven loyalty to Donald Trump despite his lies about the 2020 election, the Republican Party is no longer simply playing for the base. And by questioning the very integrity of America's electoral system, it now represents an open threat to the US constitutional order.

    sees the Republican Party's denial of electoral reality as a historic threat to the US constitution.
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