"United States of America"
19 May 2010
Is America in Decline?
Author: Joseph Nye
This transcript reports a speech that discusses the question of decline of America, in particular it looks at the real economy that underlies the American political and economic system and addresses America's problems as for example the debt question... More on «Is America in Decline?»
Journal of Current Chinese Affairs Vol 39, No 3 (2010)
Author: Ming-sho Ho, Anru Lee, Wen-hui Anna Tang, James W Y Wang, I-lun Tsai, Chin-shou Wang, Stephen Philion, Dong Wang, Kay Hearn
German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA) /
National Institute of Chinese Studies (NICS)
This issue of the Journal of Chinese Affairs focuses on social movements and democratization in Taiwan, and presents a slice of the life story of contemporary social activism that has sought to reform Taiwanese society. More on «Journal of Current Chinese Affairs Vol 39, No 3 (2010)»
Inequality as Policy
Author: John Schmitt
Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR)
This paper argues that the high and rising inequality in the US post-World War II is the direct result of a set of policies designed first and foremost to purposefully increase inequality. More on «Inequality as Policy»