Why the Super-Rich Face Growing Risk
Huge fortunes now depend on a precarious stock market.
The Tech Revolution's Disruptions Begin
Keep an eye on tech-driven socioeconomic tensions.
Thomas Piketty: Pinko or Prophet?
The obscure French economist’s call for large-scale wealth redistribution, and challenges to his data, have not stopped his book from topping the bestseller charts.
Roubini: Odds of Recession 60% in 2012
Nouriel Roubini, co-founder and chairman of Roubini Global Economics, said the economy has 60% chance of falling into a recession next year.
Roubini: Karl Marx Got Capitalism's Death Wish Partly Right
Nouriel Roubini, the economist known as Dr. Doom, invoked the specter of Karl Marx while taking on presidential candidate Rick Perry over threats by the 'Texan thug' against Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.
Bankrupting the State
All imperial expansions in history were driven by some form of ideology. An ideology mobilizes and focuses national energies, but it can also be extremely...
The natural state of a true investment advisory firm is a privately owned partnership that is fully controlled by the professionals who are actively involved...
Proud to Be a Consumer
Many people in the media talk about U.S. consumerism as if it's something evil, something we should all feel guilty about, something that's out of...
Recently, I went to my 25th reunion at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. Originally set up as a master's program for international...