The Freedom Consensus
The global economic crisis has convinced many that the Washington Consensus is “out” and the so-called Beijing Consensus is “in.” As it turns out, three countries—India, Brazil, and South Africa—are leading the way to a new paradigm.
Playing the Long Game
America’s most important challengers are organized for protracted
competition. But America itself is not—yet.
America is rich in expertise and dollars, but a desperately needed infrastructure renewal depends on something else.
How the Smithsonian tried to outsource an American icon (and failed, thankfully).
Send in the Clones
Kazuo Ishiguro hangs suspended between two cultures and two languages—a tension that enriches Never Let Me Go.
There’s a seamy underside to children’s book author/illustrator Richard Scarry’s busy, busy world.