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Trump’s Move Away From Globalization: Europe’s Perspective

Stephan Richter’s interview on NPR’s Marketplace Morning Report, on the latest G20 summit in Germany and signs of the U.S. under Trump backing away from globalization.

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Apple et al.: European Commission as the Last Defender of Public Interest

Apple, Google, Facebook et al.’s prolonged tax cheating further hollows out the already shaky support for globalization.

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Apple: Is Europe Unfair?

Six points about the EU’s Apple tax ruling.

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Vietnam: On the Futility of US Invasions

Why on earth did the US invade Vietnam half a century ago? Have the lessons finally been learned?

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France and the United States: The Story of Four Amazing Parallels

Two “grand nations” strangely united in the pursuit of wrong priorities.

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Who Is a Globalist?

For all the talk about globalization and the global economy, we ask: Who is a globalist?

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Asia’s Lacking Pride

Why would emerging countries copy the unhealthy eating habits of the West, when their own tradition is so much healthier?

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The EU: Regulation King by Default

Is the United States’ anti-regulation stance undermining its global power position?

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The Increasing Irrelevance of the U.S. Presidency

The weakened office of the President raises very serious questions about the ability of the United States to adapt to modern times.

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Middle Class and Globalization: A Historical Perspective (Part II)

Is the United States getting serious about reinvigorating its middle class?

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