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Pity Poor Germany? Leadership Comes with Responsibility

How can an economy, which represents only 4.9% of global GDP, be so central to the global economic outlook?

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The Saudis Aren’t in Control of the Oil Market Any Longer

The brave new world where excess oil supply meets static demand.

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The Eurozone is About Tough Love

Help is available to countries in trouble – in exchange for meeting conditions.

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The ECB’s Battle With the Markets: Home Truths from the Eurozone

Amidst global stock market turmoil, what about Europe’s fundamentals?

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Nurses Urgently Needed: Another Critical Global Shortage

Why nurses need us to care.

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The New Washington Consensus? Deutschland Über Alles

The art of casting Germany both as chief villain and magic wand of the global economy.

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The Centennial Crisis Cycle and the Middle East

How the West is implicated in the current fires burning in the Middle East.

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TTIP: Transatlantic Blues?

The TTIP negotiators have lost their way. Time for a reset.

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TTIP and Food Safety

Why transatlantic negotiators worry about another chicken war.

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China’s Grudge Match Against Multinationals: Biting the Hand That Fed It

What motivates China’s leaders to go up against Western companies?

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