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Nick Clegg: Facebook’s New Lobbyist

Former British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has been bought up by the Silicon Valley giant to mollify the EU.

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Spineless: The Real Meaning of Smoothing-Over Khashoggi’s Murder

A gruesome murder bares world powers’ flawed policies.

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Can Europe Cope With Radical Technological Change?

Implications of radical technological change for a European path to digital transformation.

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Will the US Current Account Explode Soon?

The U.S. current account deficit has widened to a degree that few had thought possible. Under Trump, it could become an explosive device for the world financial system.

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Greece’s Alexis Tsipras: A Remarkably Solid Politician

Alexis Tsipras admired Hugo Chavez. Then he became Greece’s Prime Minister. Now, he’s Washington’s good friend.

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EU Unemployment Reinsurance: Olaf Scholz`s Trial Balloon

Establishing a European Unemployment Reinsurance Fund carries the risk that it might be used to circumvent unpopular national-level decisions on structural reforms.

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Is Saudi Arabia Getting Unmoored?

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is showing traits which Iraq’s Saddam Hussein had previously put on display.

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German Politics: It Could Have Been Worse

The centre-right CSU and the centre-left SPD lost the state election in Bavaria. This spells some trouble for Angela Merkel’s CDU/CSU-SPD coalition in Berlin.

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How China Castrates Hong Kong

Hong Kong is increasingly subject to the demands of the boss in Beijing.

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Violence in the Schools: A Global Scourge

How to deal with the problem of violence in children and adolescents.

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