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The Great Fall of China
The Great Fall of China
China’s Economy Heads Toward Stormier Waters

In the first quarter of this year, there were some signs of life in the Chinese economy even as capital fled, but now, there are very few.

The Great Fall of China
S&P Cuts China’s Ratings Outlook

Bad news for China’s economic prospects is bad news for lots of other people too.

The Great Fall of China
How Xi Jinping Is Changing China

A new report from the Council on Foreign Relations looks at Xi Jinping’s nationalism and political crackdowns.

The Great Fall of China
The Biggest Reason to Fear Economic Trouble in China

There’s mounting evidence that the Chinese government is in some sort of panic about the loyalty of its citizens.

The Great Fall of China
Beijing Locking Up Hedge Fund Managers Now?

After a weekend that saw close to 200 people locked up for “irresponsible” reporting and rumor-mongering, one of China’s top hedge fund managers has been detained and hasn’t been heard from since yesterday.

The Great Fall of China
China’s Devaluation: Much More Trouble to Come?

China’s devaluation of the yuan are pulling it into the very competition for cheap production that Beijing insists China’s economy has moved beyond.

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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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