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From Bad to Worse
From Bad to Worse
Brazil’s Economic Nightmare

The experiment in leftwing rule in Brazil began reasonably well under Lula, but it appears to be ending in tears.

From Bad to Worse
Congress Party Reputation Taking a Beating in Delhi

To see Delhi’s Chief Minister being beaten up by the city’s own police force is a bizarre sight indeed. Even though Arvind Kejriwal, the leader of India’s upstart Aam Adami Party (AAP), is now in office, he has been sleeping on the streets for the past few days along with hundreds of his supporters, demanding police reforms.

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Why We Can't Have Nice Things

Déjà vu all over again.

Public Opinion

A new Gallup poll registers big increases in respect for police, including among Democrats and nonwhites.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Both Washington and Manila are doing damage control in the wake of Duterte’s latest comments, but the real test is yet to come.


Even the New York Times is beginning to acknowledge Obama’s sorry legacy in the Middle East.

beyond blue

Financial literacy has to become a basic element of the U.S. educational system.


The inability to pass the easiest of trade deals with Canada speaks to a deeper structural crisis at the heart of the continent.

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