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Ukraine: Dissenting Views

Barry D. Wood | Posted 11.09.2014 | World
Barry D. Wood

U.S.-Russia relations -- already soured by the animus between their presidents -- have worsened. A new cold war seems to be underway. But some specialists, fearful of where events may be headed, are breaking from the standard narrative.

Gordon Brown: Global Economy Still Not at a New Normal, Still Evolving, Shocks Ahead

Steve Clemons | Posted 06.10.2011 | World
Steve Clemons

Brown demonstrates something that we have seen before in the likes of John Kerry and Al Gore. Each was too cautious, too pruned and too stiff when running to secure the highest office in their respective lands.

Economics and the Power of Prediction

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

Economics gets its large and defining role in our world through the shamanistic believe that prediction is possible. Why would economists surrender such a "power"?