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After Manufacturing
After Manufacturing
Automation Chops Off Development Ladder’s Lowest Rungs

One of the most important industries for economic development is getting taken over by robots.

After Manufacturing
The End of Economic Development?

Increasingly, more and more people are preparing to get on the development ladder only to find that it no longer exists.

After Manufacturing
Steel Overcapacity Rattles Europe

Countries like Germany and France have been fighting for decades to slow the decline of manufacturing jobs, without doing nearly enough to prepare for a new, post-mass-manufacturing economy.

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Department of Can-Kicking

So much for a breakthrough.

The Noose Tightens

As Putin heads to meet French President Emanuel Macron next week, his security services are interrogating a celebrated Cannes-winning director in Moscow.

TPP Post Trump

Picking up the pieces of TPP may be more difficult than many in Asia imagine, leaving China with an attractive opening.

Atrocity in England

Twenty-two people were killed in a bombing at a children’s concert, the deadliest in the UK since the 7/7 bombings.

Seeing a Pattern...

To lose one President to a corruption scandal may be regarded as a misfortune. To lose two in a row begins to look like carelessness.

Crude Economics

Iraq isn’t towing the cartel line.

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