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Green shoots of recovery amid economic uncertainty in Spain
Spain is showing signs of recovery as the country shifts to an export-driven economic model, writes author.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2013 12:00 GMT
Senator Durbin: Don't sell us short on Social Security
Visiting the issue of Social Security is fraught with misadventure, especially as Midterm elections approach.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2013 21:36 GMT
Smart people, stupid people, and budget politics
The media's job is to inform the public, but when it comes to the US budget, they obfuscate.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2013 11:42 GMT
The US and the Euro-crisis: Lessons from a comparison
There is a striking contrast between how the eurozone and the United States are handling their financial crises.
Last updated: 26 May 2013 23:25 GMT
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
Seriously, what's so funny about a trillion dollar coin?
Our natural reluctance to consider how banks make money has been encouraged by the silence of those we trust.
Last updated: 16 Jan 2013 12:40 GMT
Meet Jack Lew, the insider's outsider
The more things change, the more they stay the same with Obama's nomination of Jack Lew to replace Tim Geithner.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2013 10:20 GMT
Will Japan lead the path away from the fiscal cliff?
If Abe manages to restore Japan to a healthy growth path perhaps it will put an end to austerity economics in the US.
Last updated: 07 Jan 2013 11:02 GMT
The price of inequality in higher education
Higher education is now less about gaining knowledge than demonstrating status: It's about the pedigree, not the degree.
Last updated: 23 Dec 2012 13:11 GMT
Math wins huge upset over GOP - are Democrats paying attention?
Comforting stories that don't add up lead Republicans to reject what the polls were telling them before election day.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2012 10:28 GMT
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In Pictures: Koung Jor Shan refugee camp
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In Pictures: Kiev's protesters
Demonstrators have occupied several buildings in Ukraine's capital, using them as bases for their struggle.
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Tunisia's Black Book: transparency or witch-hunt?
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