Analysis

Nazis and Hipsters

In recent weeks, bizarre political controversies have dominated the American and German media. The United States is still debating President Donald Trump’s equivocating response to violence committed by white supremacists and neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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Who Wants to Deregulate Finance?

Since a revolving door was installed at the entrance to the West Wing of the White House, it has been difficult to keep track of the comings and goings in America’s corridors of power. Anything written about the Trump administration’s personnel and policies may be invalid before it is published.
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Brexit Down on the Farm

The United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union no doubt carries many risks. But, if British politicians and business leaders are right, it also creates an important opportunity: the possibility of building a safer, greener, more efficient, and more innovative farming sector.
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Controlling Cyber Conflict

When cyber-security professionals were polled recently at their annual BlackHat conference in Las Vegas, 60% said they expected the United States to suffer a successful attack against its critical infrastructure in the next two years.
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A Dim Outlook for Trumponomics

Now that US President Donald Trump has been in office for six months, we can more confidently assess the prospects for the US economy and economic policymaking under his administration. And, like Trump’s presidency more generally, paradoxes abound.
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Renewable energy innovation policy in Azerbaijan [PHOTO]

A constant increase in demand for energy resources, environmental problems, man-made disasters arising during production and depletion of traditional energy resources have made a rapid expansion of use of renewable world energy sources necessary in the world as well as in Azerbaijan. According to the İnternational Energy Agency (İRENA) by 2050, the global population will demand roughly 80% more energy than it does today.
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Why tax cuts for the rich solve nothing

Although America’s right-wing plutocrats may disagree about how to rank the country’s major problems – for example, inequality, slow growth, low productivity, opioid addiction, poor schools, and deteriorating infrastructure – the solution is always the same: lower taxes and deregulation, to “incentivize” investors and “free up” the economy.
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Unlocking Girls’ Potential

NEW YORK – I recently visited a “girls club” – a safe space where adolescent girls come together with trained mentors to build their social networks and learn life skills – in the Tonk District of Rajasthan, India.
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