Economist and research fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and co-editor of Transatlantic Economic Challenges in an Era of Growing Multipolarity
After five years of pension cuts and tax increases, the prospect of greater austerity in exchange for another bailout was defeated yesterday by a margin of 60 percent.
Jul. 6, 2015from To the Point
Just back from Botswana, King Carlos of Spain has apologized for his African hunting trip at a time when Spain has become the latest European economy to be in " full crisis mode ."
Apr. 18, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
Apr. 18, 2012from To the Point
Will President Trump’s new strategy serve his goals?
May. 8from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
More than a million species of plants, animals, fish and insects are going extinct because of human activity. A massive report from the UN blames it partly on climate change.
May. 10from To the Point
President Trump has invited Iran to “pick up the phone and call” him. He’s also threatened the “end” of that country. It’s the latest act in a long international drama.
May. 23from To the Point
The great majority of Israel’s problems would be solved if the nation were able to establish lasting peace with its neighbors, says journalist and filmmaker Mariam Shahin.
Apr. 19from Scheer Intelligence
What happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic. It’s not just glacial melting and rising seas, but rising temperatures mean trouble for plants and animals.
Apr. 11from To the Point
It’s invisible in some places, but dirty air kills millions of people all over the world. That’s even true in America, despite the Clean Air Act and California’s Air Resources Board.
Apr. 29from To the Point
But will they hold him in contempt of Congress?
May. 3from Left, Right & Center
In a bold statement, a leading dean of journalism argues that in abandoning Julian Assange, the mainstream media have abandoned the First Amendment.
May. 17from Scheer Intelligence
Secretary Nielsen resigns, starting a string of departures at DHS
Apr. 12from Left, Right & Center