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Debt Crisis


US education and economy are on the skids, says British historian

G. Tracy Mehan III | 02 August 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: debt crisis, economics, education, US
Niall Ferguson's controversial analysis of America's institutions is required for anyone who cares about the future of the West.


Romney pick defines the campaign

Sheila Liaugminas | 14 August 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Ayn Rand, debt crisis, House budget, Mitt Romney, Obama campaign, Paul Ryan, US presidential election
All of a sudden, it seems the media have noticed what the presidential election is actually all about. Ideas. Competing ideas. Two stark contrasts of opposing worldviews and what should be the proper size and role of government. It’s about time.


Germany faces tough decisions in Europe’s debt crisis

George Friedman | 01 February 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: debt crisis, European Union, Germany, Stratfor
The Germans hold many cards, and that's their problem.


“Tax me please, I’m rich!”

Vincenzina Santoro | 18 January 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: debt crisis, taxation, USA
If they are so keen, why don’t they just give it to the government anyway?


Nightmares of Europe’s past

George Friedman | 15 September 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: debt crisis, European Union, nationalism, Stratfor
After World War II, Europe tried to kill off nationalism by drawing countries into a prosperous EU. Will the debt crisis revive it?


Is Obama doomed? The debt crisis and 2012

Timothy Lynch | 08 August 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, debt crisis, US politics
The messy negotiations between a Democrat president and a Republican Congress over raising the debt ceiling show the robust nature of the US constitutional system.


‘Winning the debt-limit fight’

Sheila Liaugminas | 14 July 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: budget battles, debt crisis, economic crisis, GOP strategy, Obama economy, partisan politics
Okay, who’s fighting, what’s this fight over, and how do you define ‘winning’?


If you would be free, be thrifty

Carolyn Moynihan | 20 January 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: debt crisis, generosity, thrift
The first National Thrift Week in the US for 45 years promotes a neglected virtue.


What are the odds on the Euro’s survival?

Peter Zeihan | 22 December 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: debt crisis, European Union, Stratfor
The debt crisis has exposed fundamental weaknesses in the European Union.


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