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We need leaders in climate war

As the world's largest CO2 emitter per capita, the US has a unique responsibility to help solve the climate change challenge. So do American voters.
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New rules will not prevent the next crisis

The financial sector ... has profound implications on the way the overall economy works, and financial imbalances can have multiplying effects on the real economy.
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Has the global financial meltdown been wasted?

Is there not a job here for the Financial Stability Board? Could the FSB not review practices and point to a preferred structure, or at least some non-preferred ones?
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Mobilized masses warn leaders on climate

Only by coming together can we build a groundswell of support for climate leadership and create the right momentum to secure a fast transition to a sustainable and equitable world.
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'Trial of the century' as American group asks court to rule on US climate inaction

In not sharply reducing its greenhouse-gas emissions, the US arguably is acting contrary to international law, for it is violating the most basic human rights ...
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China reports by West are in need of reality check

Over several decades, the world has looked on while China underwent some of its biggest changes of the 20th century.
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A history lesson of male beauty in China: Xiaoxianrou are nothing new

Chinese history is filled with examples of not only the notion that men enjoyed using beauty products long ago, but that society, by and large, accepted and applauded it.
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The debate on secular stagnation goes on

Lawrence Summers suggests a debate in person with Joseph Stiglitz, who in turn says economists need to look beyond 'secular stagnation' for an answer.
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Intervene early to head off financial crises

The right way to prevent financial crises in the first place is to intervene in the financial markets to moderate swings in asset values.
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A divided America is losing touch with farmers and dependence on the land

How I wish my country were wise enough to have a 'beautiful villages' campaign! Such a focus might well play a vital role in helping us to reconnect with each other....
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