- The Too-Quiet American
It is now apparent that the United States is the main culprit in preventing the ten-year-old multilateral trade negotiations known as the Doha Round from being closed this year.
- Turkey on Trial
The hope that Turkey is finally shedding its authoritarian vestiges and becoming a stable democracy will lie in tatters.
- Pity the Policymakers
Like an airplane piloted in confusion, the European economy has not behaved according to the instructions.
- The Battle of the Bonds
In the long run, however, we will have to answer the broader question that the eurozone’s various debt crises have raised: Is the social value of making finance cheap worth the days of reckoning for stricken debtors?
- How to End the Greek Tragedy
It would be far preferable to exchange old Greek bonds for Eurobonds, backed by the full faith and credit of all eurozone countries.
- The Autism Generation
A large study in South Korea recently reported a further jump to 1 in 38 – an astounding 3% of the general population was labeled autistic.