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The rise of cryptocurrencies
It's not just Bitcoin anymore: Thousands are flocking online to 'mine' and trade dozens of alternative currencies.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2014 08:21 GMT
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
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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Armenian 'genocide': Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
Greece: The murky moat of fortress Europe
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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