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After Brexit: Pouring Cold Water on Scotland’s Dreams

An independent Scotland within the EU risks becoming Greece, but without the handouts. Its living standards would rapidly descend.

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Trump’s Jawboning Won’t Deliver Enough US Jobs

Is the U.S. President trying to evade the necessity to tackle China on trade policy?

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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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The Black Box of Executive Compensation

German companies need to do much more to live up to the transparency standards required by democracy in the age of globalization.

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India’s 2017 Election Shocker

What’s behind Modi’s (and the BJP’s) unexpectedly big wins in key Indian state elections?

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Germany’s Past: From Shame to Fascination?

Not long ago, Germans shunned their country’s past. Now, it is popular.

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Should Germany Really Have to Spend More on Defense?

It is not on track to meet NATO commitments, but Germany argues it is paying in other ways.

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Stephen K. Bannon, Destroyer

Jimmy Carter’s failed Iran rescue was a key event in Trump strategist Steve Bannon’s life – then he authorized a similar botched raid in Yemen.

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Trump Delivers for His Wall Street Pals

Wall Street rejoices as tough U.S. prosecutors are fired and rules abandoned.

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US: When Billionaires Shred People’s Healthcare

The repeal of “Obamacare” is an alarming story about the quasi-dictatorial powers that billionaires have in the U.S. political system.

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