Источник
Project Syndicate - The World’s Opinion Page
Выбор редакции
23 марта, 18:00

How Corruption Fuels Climate Change

  • 0

After the Paris climate agreement, efforts to combat corruption and global warming must go hand in hand. Corruption ensures that moneyed and powerful interests are free from rules that hold them in check, and it explains why governments have so far fallen short of upholding their commitments to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions.

Выбор редакции
23 марта, 17:30

Using Data to Find the Middle Ground

  • 0

Today, many policy proposals are immediately identified as either “left-wing” or “right-wing," leaving little room for discussion. But there is a way to bypass such divisiveness: trusting cost-benefit analysis to identify the policies and investments that would have the biggest positive impact on society.

Выбор редакции
23 марта, 16:49

A More Dangerous Globalism

  • 0

Today's most important political struggle is not between globalists and anti-globalists, but rather between two models of integration: one is multilateral and internationalist; the other is bilateral and imperialist. Throughout the modern age, the world has seesawed between them.

Выбор редакции
23 марта, 14:49

A Turkish Thorn in the EU’s Side

  • 0

While the EU tries to weather a populist, nationalist storm that threatens its core institutions, some of its most important strategic allies have injected more uncertainty into the current political climate. Chief among them is Turkey, which has now taken an alarming turn away from democratic norms.

23 марта, 13:49

Nationalists and Globalists

  • 0

Populism means a politics of the people, juxtaposed against a politics of the elites. But, at least in the US, President Donald Trump’s ideology – which has little to do with traditional Republican conservatism – frames the axis of division not as the many versus the few, but as nationalists versus globalists.

22 марта, 18:49

Trump the Destroyer

  • 0

With all the skill of an experienced arsonist, US President Donald Trump is preparing America for a firestorm. Voters who thought they were supporting the only capable firefighter around have been played.

Выбор редакции
22 марта, 18:00

The Eurozone is Still Vulnerable

  • 0

The eurozone remains fragile and uninsured against the risk of another crisis, not least because it is still vulnerable to asymmetric boom-and-bust cycles. Although reforms that were implemented in response to the last crisis have improved the situation at the aggregate level, efforts to achieve fiscal convergence have failed.

22 марта, 17:00

Mnuchin’s Mission

  • 0

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has so far avoided fulfilling one of Trump’s irrational promises: to label China a currency manipulator. Mnuchin should kill that promise once and for all, by acquainting his boss with reality.

Выбор редакции
22 марта, 14:30

The Sino-Korean Trade War Must End

  • 0

Since South Korea decided to deploy a US missile-defense system, China has been attempting to use economic pressure to compel the South to reverse course. But, as long as North Korea poses such an acute threat, China’s opposition to it is pointless – and highly destructive.

Выбор редакции
22 марта, 13:29

Robotization Without Taxation?

  • 0

The public reaction to recent proposals that robots be taxed when they replace human labor has been largely negative. But a moderate tax on robots – even a temporary levy that merely slows the adoption of disruptive technology – seems like a natural and obvious component of any policy to address rising inequality.

Выбор редакции
21 марта, 23:40

Trump or No Trump?

  • 0

Ongoing congressional gridlock will be the key to continued buoyancy in US equity markets, says Gavekal Dragonomics’ Anatole Kaletsky. It’s when Trump’s agenda starts to be implemented that the euphoria will wane.

21 марта, 19:19

Europe’s Dutch Turning Point?

  • 0

Last week, Dutch voters dealt a blow to far-right populism in their country’s general election. With the Euroskeptic, anti-immigration Party for Freedom, led by Geert Wilders, having managed to secure substantially fewer seats than anticipated, the Dutch outcome is a promising start to a year of critical elections in Europe.