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Binary Choice and American Politics in the Age of Complexity

The domestic set-up in the US, with two dominant political parties, is not conducive to constructive engagement. It favors paralysis or overreach.

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Blaming Populists for Making Empty Promises?

The inclination of establishment politicians to overpromise is the core cause of the rise of populism.

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PiS-sing Away Poland’s Future?

Kaczynski’s insistence to look backward is a disservice to a great country that has come a long way.

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An America That Says No – To Itself

After the State of the Union speech, a United States that can’t agree on anything?

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A Germany That Bets Big

Five unconventional moves that made Germany the 2014 World Cup champions.

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The Disastrous U.S. Habit to Rush Elections

From Iraq and Afghanistan to Ukraine, the U.S. always hopes to get “its man” into office quickly — with poor results.

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CEO Pay: A Swiss Rebellion

What will be the ramifications of a Swiss referendum on executive compensation?

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The “Yes We Can” Minister of Nigeria

An interview with Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on her country’s future path.

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The United States’ Self-Defeating Gotcha Culture

Congressional hearings on healthcare.gov: show-trials and perils for democracy.

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Innovation and Management in China, Germany and the US

Will China follow the U.S. model or the German model for innovation and management?

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