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A Telling Letter from Russia

A popular neo-Soviet youth movement in Russia presages tough times for the bilateral relationship.

How Governments Compete

A new book offers an informative overview of the most important ways governments help, or hurt, their national economies.

Ending Poverty, But Only on Paper

The Millennium Development Goals actually increase rural dependence on knowledge and skills from urban areas—at the expense of community empowerment.

The Sushi Economy

The journey of bluefin tuna from the waters of the Atlantic to the sushi bars of Tokyo in just a few days is a marvel of globalization, writes SASHA ISSENBERG. It’s a tale of taste, technology, and the power of markets.

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Do Powerful Economic Reforms Require Powerful States?

A new anthology says growing government power actually helped Europe reform its welfare states.

Data Points

How Japan sees itself, the U.S., and the world.

Oedipus Child

When children are born motherless, problems await.

The Twisted Logic of Stadium Construction

A new minor league ballpark, not yet constructed, is already teaching some basic economics—if anyone pays attention.

The Most Important Person You’ve Never Heard Of

Meet Norman Borlaug, savior of the world’s starving.

Sexonomics: From Asymmetric Information to Positive Externalities

Good information about sexual health could lead to better—or at least safer—sex.

Keeping up with the Gateses?

An economist explains, briefly, why inequality matters more than we think it does.

Winds of Reform in France

The French Parliament is making big changes, thanks to a philosophical shift at the top.

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America’s Opera Boom

The U.S. now has 125 opera companies. That’s more than Germany or Italy, and roughly as many Americans attend live opera performances as attend NFL football games. JONATHAN LEAF examines a surprising phenomenon—beyond the Met.

A Digital Education

The Internet puts you a few clicks away from the best college lectures in America.

Mind Games

Chess superstar Garry Kasparov reveals his strategies for business, politics, and life.

A Bout of Moral Ambiguity

Two journalists, in their new book, profile a key figure in the global arms trade.

Sometimes, Cash Incentives Can Hurt

A new program to reward New York City’s poor for looking after themselves is actually likely to make them more dependent.

Question & Answer: The Truth About America's Schools

Is K–12 education really lagging badly, or have we ‘raised our sights’? DIANE RAVITCH answers the tough questions.

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