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The Surprising Ways Self-Driving Cars Will Change the World

Here’s some fodder for your next dinner party.

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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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retirement crisis

Young Americans expect to lean more heavily on Social Security when they retire. But the system is underfunded.

Hail Shale

Give shale the credit it’s due this holiday weekend.

Pressuring Pyongyang

An analysis of their trade flows suggests so.


We are greatly saddened here at The American Interest to hear about the death of our friend, colleague, and mentor Zbigniew Brzezinski.

China's Big Money Diplomacy

China wants to help Egypt construct a new capital—but can they follow through?

social norms

The President’s assault on P.C. was at least partly successful. That is both good and bad.

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