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Verdict on Greenspan: Guilty, But Not as Charged

As Fed Chairman, Greenspan utterly failed to limit leverage and bubbles, and this failure magnified financial fragility.

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Madonsela’s Leadership: A Ray of Hope in Turbulent South Africa

Thuli Madonsela is one of those people in South Africa whose leadership bears the hallmarks of Mandela’s exceptional ethos.

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Connectography: Mapping the Global Network Revolution

Parag Khanna’s latest book brings together masses of information anecdotally in a narrative format.

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The Continuing Syrian Tragedy

Continuing violence in Syria is the most severe indictment of the international community’s ability to provide for peace and security.

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Beyond Dilma: The New Era of Anti-Corruption Enforcement

The Brazilian President’s removal from office will send shockwaves across Latin America, and possibly beyond.

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Yemen as a Saudi Target

How Western powers are nice to rich Saudi Arabia and assist it in covering up its disastrous war tracks.

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Can Golf Be Good For Nature?

Paul Sochaczewski attempts to solve this conundrum in his latest book.

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Future of Globalization: Why the Renaissance Mindset Matters So Much

What happens if there is no fair distribution of gains and losses? A Renaissance lens could have brought this risk into focus much sooner.

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The “Boytrap”: When the Islamic State Goes to Play Soccer

With mosques under surveillance, IS turns to soccer for recruitment

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How Mark Twain Became a Free Trader

The 1888 Great Debate over US trade policy inspired literary luminaries like Walt Whitman and Mark Twain to take sides.

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