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Africa’s New Middle Class Lures Investment: Witney Schneidman
By Witney Schneidman Comments
For too long, the story of Africa has been about government corruption, war and disease. The economic news was bad, too; from 1975 to 1995, the continent was mired in negative growth, indebtedness and hyperinflation.
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It may be hard to believe today, but in the summer of 2004 Senator John Kerry’s campaign for president looked formidable.
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EDITORIALS
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Financial markets can create their own dangerous dynamic, as Warren Buffett pointed out after Standard & Poor’s downgraded U.S. debt securities on Aug. 5. Buffett was on the mark.
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Ever since Fidel Castro seized power in Cuba in 1959, the U.S. has sought to undermine his rule. It hasn’t worked. Perhaps officials in Washington should consider adapting the more successful strategy pursued to undermine communism in Eastern Europe.
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Among the many misconceptions about Barack Obama is that he is cautious. In fact, it is hard to think of a modern president in recent times who has been more willing to take big risks, not because he is reckless, but because he is willing to suffer potential short-term setbacks to achieve a desired long-term result. It is in that context that the much-maligned debt-ceiling compromise must be understood.
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Polarized Electorate Suggests Obama Win in 2012: Ramesh Ponnuru
Aug 8, 2011
Debt Battle Revealed Tea Party’s Many Divisions: Ramesh Ponnuru
Aug 1, 2011
Tax Amazon, Other E-Commerce at Source: Ramesh Ponnuru
Jul 25, 2011
Republicans’ Plan on Debt? Cut, Cap and Bluster: Ramesh Ponnuru
Jul 19, 2011
Democrats’ Magical Thinking Won’t Reduce Deficit: Ramesh Ponnuru
Jul 12, 2011
Supreme Court Isn’t Pro-Business, But Should Be: Ramesh Ponnuru
Jul 5, 2011
Real Union Enemy Isn’t Boeing, It’s Competition: Ramesh Ponnuru
Jun 28, 2011
Too Much FDA Intervention Equals Too Few Drugs: Ramesh Ponnuru
Jun 21, 2011
Free Republicans From the Middle-Class Tax Trap: Ramesh Ponnuru
Jun 14, 2011
Republicans’ Job-Growth Supply-Side Time Warp: Ramesh Ponnuru
Jun 7, 2011
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THE TICKER
Who Needs QE3 With Treasury Yields Taking A Dive?: The Ticker
By Caroline Baum Comments
When bond traders, known to be creatures of habit, saw the Aug. 26 calendar entry for Ben Bernanke's opening remarks at the Kansas City Fed's annual Jackson Hole Conference, they figured QE3 was a done deal.
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Nixon Showed What Not to Do in an Economic Crisis: Echoes
By Amity Shlaes Comments
Head for Camp David. Convene meetings. Take advice from economists, your Cabinet, all the experts. Then put forward a giant new economic program, maybe including some dramatic form of shock therapy that will calm financial markets and create jobs.
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Ending the Moral Rot on Wall Street, Part 1: William D. Cohan
By William D. Cohan Comments
S&P;’s Dubious Downgrade of U.S. Is a Reminder on Revenue: View
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View: Leaders, Banks Should Stop the Stampede
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Debt-Deal Disaster Shows Genius of U.S. Democracy: Noah Feldman
By Noah Feldman Comments
Chris Christie Says Jersey’s Safe From Shariah: Jeffrey Goldberg
By Jeffrey Goldberg Comments
THE TICKER
Looking for the Hugh Carey of 2011: The Ticker
By Francis Wilkinson Comments
Aficionados of public debt fiascos may have been too busy keeping up with the serial calamities of Europe and the U.S. to register the news that former New York Governor Hugh Carey died on Sunday. Carey's alabaster great-man bust rests on a single foundation: He pulled New York City back from the brink.
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Polarized Electorate Suggests Obama Win in 2012: Ramesh Ponnuru
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Chris Christie Says Jersey’s Safe From Shariah: Jeffrey Goldberg
By Jeffrey Goldberg Comments
EDITORIALS
View: Leaders, Banks Should Stop the Stampede
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Africa’s New Middle Class Lures Investment: Witney Schneidman
By Witney Schneidman Comments
SUNDAY, 
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S&P;’s Dubious Downgrade of U.S. Is a Reminder on Revenue: View
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Ending the Moral Rot on Wall Street, Part 1: William D. Cohan
By William D. Cohan Comments
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Don’t Hold Defense Budget Hostage to Political Dysfunction: View
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Debt-Deal Disaster Shows Genius of U.S. Democracy: Noah Feldman
By Noah Feldman Comments
THURSDAY, 
August 4
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Europe’s Plan Won’t Cut Greek Debt: Allen, Eichengreen and Evans
By Peter Allen, Barry Eichengreen and Gary Evans Comments
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Coming Lobbyist Brawl May (Really) Fix Our Taxes: Jonathan Alter
By Jonathan Alter Comments
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Obama’s Glamour Can’t Fix His Charisma Deficit: Virginia Postrel
By Virginia Postrel Comments
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World Market Rout Is a Loud No-Confidence Vote in Leaders: View
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