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Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies

   OCTOBER 14, 2017 Modern conservatives have been lying about taxes pretty much from the beginning of their movement. Made-up sob stories about family farms broken up to pay inheritance taxes, magical claims about self-financing tax cuts, and so on … Continue reading

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Why isn’t Thailand’s middle class fond of democracy? — East Asia Forum

Author: Pavin Chachavalpongpun, Kyoto University The growth of the middle class and civil society plays a pivotal role in the promotion of democracy. They closely monitor a government’s performance and its commitment to good governance. The middle class also demands … Continue reading

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The China factor in global governance

17 July 2017 Author: Katherine Morton, University of Sheffield The transition towards a more pluralistic form of global governance that is inclusive of emerging powers remains fraught with tensions. Whether the existing global framework of rules and institutions can adapt … Continue reading

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What happens in China, doesn’t stay in China | East Asia Forum

29 July 2014 Author: Yizhe Daniel Xie, Waseda University The experience that Chinese leaders gain in domestic politics has a big impact on how they view and handle international issues. Many China watchers and political analysts often overlook these domestic … Continue reading

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Joseph Stiglitz: Historical amnesia threatens Europe’s ruination

TUESDAY, AUG 25, 2015 05:15 PM +0900 The famed economist examines Greece’s debt crisis and the lessons of World War II Germany has resolutely ignored This article originally appeared on AlterNet. On August 18, Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz joined Harper’s Magazine … Continue reading

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Sự thần kỳ kinh tế của người Đức

2015年7月24日 22:12:16 JST Khi tôi kể về nước Đức, nơi tôi học và làm việc 15 năm trước khi Canada. Chẳng ai tin cả, vì những thứ đó không là thực tế ở Bắc Mỹ. Nhưng tất cả những gì trong bài … Continue reading

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The US economy is doing better than you think

RICK RIEDER, THE BLACKROCK BLOG Jul. 12, 2015, 10:09 AM Christof Koepsel/Getty Many market observers lately have been making some pretty pessimistic evaluations of the U.S. economy, declaring that it’s stagnating and soft. Given this pessimism, which began following weak … Continue reading

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