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Indian property slump leaves beleaguered banks exposed

Indian property slump leaves beleaguered banks exposed

India might have thought the worst of a bad loans crisis was past, but a severe cash crunch in the real estate industry could augur fresh strife for its banks.

Shaping a global architecture for the post-liberal age

Shaping a global architecture for the post-liberal age

The world is going into a transition which is not happy times for liberal internationalists. No one can say with certainty how this crisis of liberal international will unfold.

Massive power shutdowns new normal for California?

Massive power shutdowns new normal for California?

Leave it to PG&E, the least trusted utility in California, to make a mess of its power shutdown designed to prevent another catastrophic wildfire.

Does public banking work?

Does public banking work?

Three decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the United States is finally embracing public banking.

Even in death, Uighurs feel long reach of Chinese state

Even in death, Uighurs feel long reach of Chinese state

China is destroying burial grounds where generations of Uighur families have been laid to rest, leaving behind human bones and broken tombs in what activists call an effort to eradicate the ethnic group’s identity in Xinjiang.

LA needs concrete action to combat climate change

LA needs concrete action to combat climate change

As Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti takes on his latest challenge, he should remember this simple mantra: Think globally, act locally.

Europe needs a serious N-energy debate

Europe needs a serious N-energy debate

Last month, the Akademik Lomonosov, Russia’s first floating nuclear power plant, arrived in the remote town of Pevek in the country’s Siberian Arctic region.

Harley struggles to fire up new generation of riders

Harley struggles to fire up new generation of riders

Harley-Davidson Inc is betting on electric motorcycles to attract the next generation of younger and more environmentally conscious riders to reverse declining US sales.

US regulators ignoring risk posed by Tesla’s Smart Sumon software

US regulators ignoring risk posed by Tesla’s Smart Sumon software

In the rush to roll out driverless cars, Tesla is playing fast and loose with public safety by putting untested, uncontrolled autonomous vehicles on city streets.

No more half-measures on corporate taxes

No more half-measures on corporate taxes

It’s an absurd claim: after all, it was America – or, rather, corporate America – that wrote the rules of globalisation in the first place.

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