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The end of a psuedo-scientific illusion
"Debtgate", like Saddam Hussein's non-existent WMDs, is just one more example of that process in action.
Last updated: 03 May 2013 09:28 GMT
Why a more flexible renminbi still matters
The case for China's move to a more malleable exchange-rate regime remains strong.
Last updated: 10 May 2012 10:16 GMT
Processed food and coronary capitalism
The food industry is characterised by market failures that pass external costs on to consumers and to society.
Last updated: 11 Feb 2012 10:22 GMT
A gravity test for the euro
The IMF's former chief economist wonders why the euro is trading at a 40 per cent premium against the US dollar.
Last updated: 03 Nov 2011 14:10 GMT
OWS: Fighting the politics of illusion
Since the financial crisis began in 2008, political discourse in the US has been awash in defence mechanisms.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2011 02:06 GMT
Is inflation the answer?
Using inflation as a tool to restore economic health in the US is a risky strategy - and may just make matters worse.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2011 12:24 GMT
The second Great Contraction
The global economy is misdiagnosed as being in a "Great Recession", but the real problem is an overleveraged system.
Last updated: 06 Aug 2011 09:14 GMT
Debt and delusion
Debt-to-GDP ratios should be less of a concern than our inability to see these indicators as artificial and irrelevant.
Last updated: 26 Jul 2011 13:34 GMT
A failed global recovery
Liquidity injections and bailouts serve only one purpose - to buy time. Yet time is not the answer.
Stephen S Roach
Last updated: 03 Jul 2011 15:39 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
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Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
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Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
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