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Russia Spreads Its Wings in the Gulf

Qatari cooperation with Russia reflects new global realities.

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Trump Goes Brazil: Import Substitution on His Mind

Is the new US President really trying to resolve the competitiveness challenge by relying on outdated 1960s style, Brazilian economic concepts?

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When Japan Attacked Globalism

In a curious role reversal, it was a Japanese Prime Minister who stole the march on Trump and his anti-globalism chants.

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Can Inequality Be Reduced?

What are the realistic options to tackle the scourge of crass inequality in rich welfare states?

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Lagarde’s Failure to Do the Honorable Thing – And Resign

Christine Lagarde’s confirmation as IMF Managing Director further undermines global governance.

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Will Trump’s Years Be Good for Gold?

Trump is of two minds on the whether he really wants to pursue sound economic policies or follow his instincts as a real estate developer.

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From the American Challenge to the Chinese Challenge?

The unfolding Western effort to paint a picture of a benign America and a malign China is a distortion of the historical truth.

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America’s Home-Made Raw Deal for Workers

Successive U.S. administrations have said the right things on helping workers deal with globalization, but not acted.

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Welcome to Trumponomics: A Variant of “Economic Nationalism”

Donald Trump’s economic policy and his perspective on globalization, trade and capitalism are very black and white. Does he have a real plan?

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How India Copes with Demonetization

What happens when your cash is worthless all of a sudden

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