The President-elect's vague tweet set off alarms around the world, necessitating a cadre of his inner circle to flood the airwaves with now-routine attempts to explain what their boss "really meant."
America's dedication to liberty and that other stuff should be a beacon of hope to socialist Cuba. Lesson 1: military aggression, policing minorities and good ol' fashioned torture.
After the mid-term elections, the U.S.-China climate deal is a badly needed piece of good news. It signals that Barack Obama is willing to expend political capital fighting for his climate legacy.
China and the U.S. are responsible for 35 per cent of global carbon emissions but could do their part to keep climate change to less than two degrees by adopting best energy efficiency standards.
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Progressives who are looking for a better world should not place their bets on the emergence of a polycentric world: China is not going to overtake the U.S. and will more likely enter into decline.
Wage inequality only explains a very small part of income inequality. Union density and race are the real explanatory factors.
Americans asked to build their ideal system of wealth distribution chose something that looks very different than the United States. They built a system that looks a lot more like Sweden.
The U.K.'s spy agencies have been cleared of involvement in the torture of former Guantanamo detainee Binyam Mohammed, who had alleged that Britain knew that he was being tortured.
The IMF World Economic Outlook notes that the desired process of rebalancing global demand from countries with large trade deficits to countries with large trade surpluses is not going very well.