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Political Deadlock

Obama 2.0: "No Time for the Flat Earth Society"

Aiko Stevenson | Posted 08.26.2013 | Green
Aiko Stevenson

Only time will tell how much of Obama's vision can translate into reality as it will invariably be met by a string of legal and political challenges. As Van Jones points out: "It's going to take two years to produce the rules and then probably five years to litigate it so that is a big chunk of time."

Persisting Divides and Political Deadlock Are Jeopardizing Prosperity

Jennifer Blanke | Posted 11.06.2012 | Business
Jennifer Blanke

Switzerland, Singapore, Finland and Sweden, the top four most competitive nations in this year's Index, did not get where they are today without making tough, unpopular choices and longer-term strategic investments. Those that do not grasp this reality are condemned to face an uncertain future.

Learning From Tomorrow's Leaders

Mohamed A. El-Erian | Posted 04.07.2012 | Politics
Mohamed A. El-Erian

What some adults erroneously view as "just noise," many others see as legitimate and much-needed catalysts for raising awareness, fueling national debate and influencing better outcomes.

Our Hands Are Tied by Political Polarization

Jerry Jasinowski | Posted 01.29.2012 | Politics
Jerry Jasinowski

There is little we can do, at least in the near term, to impose maturity on the news media or undo the Supreme Court's decision on political spending. But there is much we can do to foster comity in Congress.

Why TARP Proves America Can Emerge From Political Deadlock

Financial Times | Gillian Tett | Posted 07.13.2011 | Business

Not many things have emerged from the quagmire of US Congress recently which have produced a truly pleasant surprise. But could the troubled asset rel...