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'Five Days At Memorial', By Sheri Fink | Financial Times

January 31, 2014

September 11 2001 is remembered as a time when Americans faced a harrowing attack in their streets with grit and resolve. Four years later, televised reports from another calamity offered up a very different America: a superpower unable to cope with a ...

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Barack Obama Battles A Sense Of Drift On State Of The Union Goals | Financial Times

January 27, 2014

To boost poor US workers, the president proposed raising the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour from $7.25 and included the increase in a White House budget. But he was unable to secure its passage.

He vowed to work with states to introduce "high-quality" universal pre-school education. But Lisa Guernsey, an education expert at the New America Foundation, says pre-school became a casualty of bigger fiscal conflicts.

A New Populism is Shaping Politics in Britain and Beyond | Financial Times

September 27, 2013

Last year Francis Fukuyama wrote: “One of the most puzzling features of the world in the aftermath of the financial crisis is that so far, populism has taken primarily a rightwing form, not a leftwing one.” This is true in the US, in most of Europe and ...

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A New Populism is Shaping Politics | Financial Times

September 27, 2013

Last year Francis Fukuyama wrote: “One of the most puzzling features of the world in the aftermath of the financial crisis is that so far, populism has taken primarily a rightwing form, not a leftwing one.” This is true in the US, in most of Europe and ...

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China Seeks to Erase Bo Xilai Influence | Financial Times

September 23, 2013

“Bo Xilai was really a potential bad emperor – he was the only one in the elite circle with the charisma to break out of the post-Mao consensus,” says Francis Fukuyama, a senior fellow at Stanford University and the author of The End of History and the ...

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How Long Can the Communist Party Survive in China? | Financial Times

September 20, 2013

In his 1992 book, The End of History and The Last Man, Francis Fukuyama argued that western liberal democracy represents the final form of human government and the endpoint of ideological evolution. His argument was boosted by the dramatic expansion ...

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U.S. Families Feel the Squeeze | Financial Times

September 17, 2013

“We just haven't seen enough job growth,” said Justin King, policy director at the New America Foundation in Washington. “There's so much unemployment and so much slack that it's a buyers' market for labour: people haven't been able to get wage rises ...

Koch Industries to Buy Molex for $7.2bn

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  • Robert Wright,
  • New America Foundation
  • and Anjli Raval, Financial Times
September 9, 2013 |
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Koch Industries to Buy Molex for $7.2bn

  • By
  • Robert Wright,
  • New America Foundation
  • and Anjli Raval, Financial Times
September 9, 2013 |
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U.S. Military Tested Using Twitter to Profile Civilians in Anti-Terror Scheme | Financial Times

August 21, 2013

But Sascha Meinrath, a technology expert at the New America Foundation, the progressive think-tank, believes Project Quantum Leap represents the tip of the iceberg. “Once again, we're left wondering about the answers to numerous questions: how ...

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