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Joseph E Stiglitz

Environment

The post-crisis crises

As we struggle with today's crises, we should ask if we are responding in ways that exacerbate our long-term problems.

Business & Economy

Europe: After austerity

Cutting government spending during recessions willfully ignores the lessons of the past, says author.

China

Myanmar's quiet transition

The southeast Asian country's transition is quieter than Arab Spring nations - but it is no less real.

Business & Economy

Capturing the European Central Bank

There are several explanations for the ECB’s insistence on a "voluntary" restructuring of Greece's sovereign debt.

Business & Economy

The perils of 2012

In 2012, global economic rebalancing will accelerate, inevitably leading to political tensions.

Business & Economy

What can save the euro?

Growth is needed in order to save the euro, not sermons and homilies, says Nobel Prize-winning economist.

US & Canada

The globalisation of protest

Protesters around the world say they are part of a generation that played by the rules but has no hope for the future.

Business & Economy

To cure the economy

The underlying cause of the financial collapse is growing inequality; the solution is strong government expenditures.

Politics

The price of 9/11

Ten years after 9/11, al-Qaeda has been greatly weakened; but the price paid by the US was enormous, and unnecessary.

Business & Economy

A contagion of bad ideas

Financial distress isn't the only thing that moves easily across borders - so do misguided economic policies.

Politics

The evils of unregulated capitalism

Remedy for the US economy: end the wars, rein in military and drug costs, and raise taxes - at least on the very rich.

Business & Economy

Choosing the IMF's next leader

IMF leadership should be selected by public vote, not behind closed doors based on political interests of the rich.