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Are Progressives Interested in Secession?

Alternative Media TV tackles the issue of secession. This video is interesting because many of the issues cited as driving interest in self-determination (economic reform, and foreign policy) are progressive talking points.  22 more words


Weekly Round-Up

Asia Pacific

  • India continues to block the implementation of the 2013 World Trade Organization trade-facilitation agreement, refusing to push forward with the deal until the WTO guarantees protection of India’s massive state food purchases.
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Policy Perspectives

A Test in France

France’s recent cabinet shakeup has a least banished some in the government who would resist needed fiscal and economic reform. Former Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg heads that list. 858 more words

Party Plenum Indicates Limits To Xi Jinping's Power

THIS BYSTANDER DRAWS two points of note from the recently concluded Fourth Party Plenum, the four-day annual meeting of China’s 350 most powerful officials. The first is that President Xi Jinping has not centralized power as comprehensively as has been supposed. 616 more words


Facing A Slower Chinese Economy, Xi Needs A Winning Party Plenum

THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND held its forecasts for China’s GDP growth this year and next unchanged in its latest quarterly economic outlook even as it trimmed those for the world economy. 839 more words


KEXIM Capitalizing on Revisions to Korean ECA Legislation

Last week Magic Circle firm Freshfileds Bruckhaus Deringer hosted an International Project Finance Association (IPFA) conference in Seoul’s Yeoeuido Conrad Hotel.  The event soon turned into a KEXIM love-fest.   1,178 more words