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The Uberization of Finance

From democratizing loans to revolutionizing venture capital to making stock ownership more accessible to more people, a brave new world of finance appears to be emerging.

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The Transportation Revolution Is Coming

Leaps in technology are moving us toward a revolution in transportation. But to predict how this will change society, we need to look beyond the automotive industry.

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Why Brazil May Have Turned A Corner

Brazil is facing stiff headwinds, and Dilma Rouseff is in trouble. But taking the long view, it’s remarkable how far Brazil has really come.

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The Inauguration

As Donald Trump takes the oath, an essay on the historical forces that have shaped this moment by Walter Russell Mead.


Clearly a lot of frustration for the outgoing American President has been stored up in the Russian psyche.

the roots of populism

If the term “intellectual” only encompasses thinkers on the Left, then it is only natural that right-wing populists would turn it into a slur.

Rebuilding America

Paul Ryan will target $40 in private investment for every $1 his caucus approves in infrastructure spending.

Violence in Myanmar

Many of Myanmar’s long-suffering Rohingyas are now turning to internationally funded Islamist insurgents to resist the government.

The Shale Rebound

Texas’s Permian Basin has been called “the crown jewel of the world’s oil and gas industry.”

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