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  • 06 novembre 2018
    Rita Hauser: «Partito repubblicano da rifondare dopo Trump»

    Mondo

    Rita Hauser: «Partito repubblicano da rifondare dopo Trump»

    NEW YORK - Rita Hauser è un pezzo di storia americana. Ambasciatore all’Onu per gli Stati Uniti ai tempi di Nixon. Consigliere di George W. Bush nell’Intelligence advisory board, confermata dal democratico Barack Obama. Guidò la delegazione che a Stoccolma nel 1988 fece avvicinare Yasser Arafat a

  • 10 maggio 2018
    Sulle vie della modernità

    Cultura

    Sulle vie della modernità

    Impegnato da decenni in un assiduo lavoro su testi filosofici dell’età moderna, convinto che le dottrine depositate in tali testi siano fatti «non deducibili, ma raccontabili con i metodi delle altre discipline storiche», posto che l’analisi filologica è condizione della loro intelligenza e che non

  • 11 maggio 2017
    Cento giorni di inquietudine

    Commenti e Idee

    Cento giorni di inquietudine

    La convenzione di valutare i primi 100 giorni di un leader nazionale risale a Napoleone, passando da Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Mentre i 100 giorni di Napoleone prima di Waterloo sono stati un profilo di alterigia, e i primi 100 giorni di FDR un ritratto della speranza, la presidenza di Donald

  • 07 agosto 2016
    I repubblicani temono la disfatta di Trump

    Mondo

    I repubblicani temono la disfatta di Trump

    Non sarà forse una risata a seppellire i sogni di potere di Donald Trump, ma potrebbe essere il piagnucolio d’un bambino. La stizza ha avuto la meglio sulla sicumera del candidato repubblicano in un recente comizio in Virginia, quando ha intimato a un neonato che piangeva in braccio alla madre di

  • 17 dicembre 2015
    Janet’s New Normal

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    Janet’s New Normal

    The Federal Reserve’s decision, a modest interest rate rise for the first time in nine years, supports the idea of a new normal in monetary policy. It is no longer normal waiting for quick and regular rate hikes as it always happened between 1970 and 2006. It is no longer normal raising rates to

  • 03 novembre 2015
    Erdoğan Takes All: The Price Of Stability

    English Version

    Erdoğan Takes All: The Price Of Stability

    Europe and the United States aren’t celebrating the victory of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, but rather breathing a cynical sigh of relief. With strong leadership in Ankara, the argument goes, Erdoğan's Turkey avoids instability. Also, it will perhaps be easier to negotiate with him than

  • 29 ottobre 2015
    The Fed's Lack of Transparency: The Lament of Bankers

    English Version

    The Fed's Lack of Transparency: The Lament of Bankers

    The US Federal Reserve continues to leave its intentions shadowy largely due to pressure by bankers and politicians. Higher interest rates and fewer banking regulations: that’s considered the normal state of affairs that international finance would like to return to. but an uncertain Fed is giving

  • 30 luglio 2015
    Yellen’s Ambiguity and the General Desire for Stability

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    Yellen’s Ambiguity and the General Desire for Stability

    Can a central banker who loves to have her hands untied, like Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen, be pushed by markets and politics to give herself a rule on interest rates for the next months? This is the question that the Federal Reserve has to answer, beyond yesterday’s (unmade) decision to

  • 11 aprile 2015
    Obama’s Extended Hands, From Cuba to Iran

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    Obama’s Extended Hands, From Cuba to Iran

    A “close” encounter with Raul Castro today in Panama: the first “organized” rather than casual meeting between an American and Cuban leader; the end of more than three decades of ostracism with Havana, which can now be crossed off of the terrorism “sponsor” countries. An unannounced visit to the

  • 17 marzo 2015
    A Referendum on Netanyahu

    English Version

    A Referendum on Netanyahu

    The official manifesto where Isaac Herzog and Tzipi Livni pose with the serious and conventional expression of every politician that wants to govern, from California to China, spells “Responsible leadership.”

  • 27 febbraio 2015
    If the Fed and the ECB Walk on Opposite Paths

    English Version

    If the Fed and the ECB Walk on Opposite Paths

    The hypothesis that the Federal Reserve could implement—before next summer—the first rate increase since 2006 has weak economic motivations, yet very strong political ones.

  • 10 febbraio 2015
    That Line Between US and Germany

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    That Line Between US and Germany

    A pilot in Vietnam, shot down while flying over Hanoi and taken prisoner, Republican John McCain has a particular vision of history. A vision that starts with the Cold War and ends with a victory against the Soviet Union. By accusing German chancellor Angela Merkel, born and lived under the DDR, of

  • 02 dicembre 2014
    The Federal Reserve's Escape from New York

    Commenti e Idee

    The Federal Reserve's Escape from New York

    The US Federal Reserve System is the world's most important central bank. Its decisions about interest rates and financial regulation reverberate through global markets and affect millions of lives. Yet its governance structure is of another age – antiquated, increasingly problematic, and urgently

  • 06 novembre 2014
    Anti-regulataory Realism in Reagan’s Shadow

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    Anti-regulataory Realism in Reagan’s Shadow

    “Back to the future.” There’s a lot of Ronald Reagan, a lot of pro-business and a lot of anti-regulatory sentiment in this historic election on Nov. 4 in

  • 10 ottobre 2014
    Clinton’s Lesson

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    Clinton’s Lesson

    The fight over the abolition of Article 18 of the Constitution presents strong analogies with a story that happened in the US in the first half of the 1990s.

  • 23 luglio 2014
    Fighting the Fed

    Economia

    Fighting the Fed

    CAMBRIDGE – The US Federal Reserve is battling with members of Congress over a proposed law, the , that would require the Fed to use a formal rule to guide

  • 31 dicembre 2013
    Which Policies Reduce Income Inequality?

    Economia

    Which Policies Reduce Income Inequality?

    BERKELEY – US President Barack Obama that growing income inequality and the inequality of opportunity that it creates are the defining challenges now facing

  • 29 ottobre 2013
    Obamacare’s Fatal Flaw

    Economia

    Obamacare’s Fatal Flaw

    CAMBRIDGE – Obamacare, officially known as the , is the health-insurance program enacted by US President Barack Obama and Congressional Democrats over the

  • 17 ottobre 2013
    In Praise of Debt Ceilings

    Economia

    In Praise of Debt Ceilings

    MUNICH – The wrangling about raising the US government’s borrowing limit – now thankfully over, at least for a few months – underscores the hazards posed by