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Revolutions on the Rocks

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Two years after a wave of revolts roiled the Arab world, deposing leaders in Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt, many of their objectives remain unfulfilled ­– and, in some cases, are more distant than ever. How can the Arab Spring countries achieve their goals and stabilize the region?

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    What's Left of Cambridge Economics?

    James K. Galbraith

    In offering a blueprint for bringing mainstream economics into the twenty-first century, a University of Cambridge economist has unwittingly demonstrated much of what is wrong with the discipline. Ironically, the rediscovery of an earlier generation of Cambridge economists would set things right.

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