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A Republican Post-Mortem: It's Demography, Stupid!

(9) Comments | Posted 12 November 2012 | (00:00)

This election should have been easy for the Republicans. After sweeping to victory in the 2010 midterms, they held all the momentum. The Supreme Court's decision in the Citizens United case earlier that year lifted the floodgates on corporate money, allowing it to pour into Super-PACs supporting GOP candidates. No...

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History's Lessons for Greece

(11) Comments | Posted 6 March 2012 | (00:00)

Europe may have averted imminent disaster last month with its €130 billion bailout of Greece. But in this latest stopgap, European officials are repeating many of the mistakes their forebears made more than a century ago in their handling of debt crises in southern neighbours.

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