• Opinion  |  SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 5:30 PM

    Where do women stand today?

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    NEW YORK – As the 2015 deadline for the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaches, world leaders will face a choice: move the goal posts back another decade or two, or hold accountable those who have failed to deliver …

     
  • Opinion  |  SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 5:23 PM

    From policy disputes to ‘crimes’

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    STANFORD – When the Berlin Wall fell a quarter-century ago this November, pundits led by Francis Fukuyama proclaimed the end of history – the triumph of democratic capitalism over all rival systems. America’s economic success and the collapse of communism …

     
  • Opinion  |  SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 5:17 PM

    Europe’s slippery juggling act

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    MILAN – In July, the European Commission published its sixth report on economic, social, and territorial cohesion (a term that can be roughly translated as equality and inclusiveness). The report lays out a plan for substantial investment – €450 billion …

     
  • Opinion  |  SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 4:11 PM

    Defending Hong Kong’s students

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    What’s worse for big business in Hong Kong -- street protests, or the tear gas fired to disperse the protests?

     
  • Featured and Exclusive & Opinion  |  SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 12:53 PM

    The secret Goldman Sachs tapes

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    The secret Goldman Sachs recordings showed that the Fed encourages its employees to keep their heads down, to obey their managers and to appease the banks. Bank regulators are failing to do their jobs properly not because they lacked the tools but because they were discouraged from using them.

     
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