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The rise of e-money
The digital currencies that matter
Get ready for Fedcoin and the e-euro
Bearing harms
Permitless-carry gun laws are misguided and should be scrapped
More states are falling for an extremist take on the Second Amendment
The power of negative thinking
How to make long-term climate pledges add up
A German court shines a light on the murk of emissions targets
A state of one’s own
Somaliland deserves international recognition
It is far more functional than Somalia, the state to which it notionally belongs
Time’s up
Warren Buffett should step aside for his chosen successor
Berkshire Hathaway needs a leader who will take a fresh look at performance and governance
Hybrid diplomacy
Thanks to the pandemic, diplomats have a bigger, better toolkit
They should keep using it after the crisis passes
Superpower politics
The most dangerous place on Earth
America and China must work harder to avoid war over the future of Taiwan
Ivory powers
Viktor Orban seizes control of Hungary’s universities
And makes it hard for a future government to loosen his grip
Long covid
Health care and workplaces must adjust for long covid
1.5% of working-age people have lasting symptoms
Biden’s taxing problem
How to tax capital without hurting investment
President Joe Biden should improve the design of his taxes on Wall Street
Putin’s next move
Russia’s president menaces his people and neighbours
The West should raise the cost of his malign behaviour
Covid catastrophe
India’s giant second wave is a disaster for it and the world
The government’s distraction and complacency have amplified the surge
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