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March 2009

The United States of Artists

March 2, 2009 // Kommersant's Vlast Magazine - Russia - Russian

<b>On February 19th, an exhibit called "The American Artists from The Russian Empire" will be displayed at the Russian Museum of Art. Anna Tolstov learns the meaning behind the exhibit’s strange name.</b> It is hardly necessary to prove that geographical locations such as Russian Paris or Russian Berlin are located [Read more]

Kitty Cat Capitalism

March 2, 2009 // Die Zeit - Germany - German

<b>Regulation madness won’t stop the next crisis</b> “Now we’re all socialists,” Newsweek magazine proclaimed in its coverage of the Euro-7, the major summit meeting of Europe’s economic powers this past weekend. The message from the summit was that predator capitalism was being replaced by kitty cat [Read more]

The Crisis as a Teacher

March 1, 2009 // Junge Freiheit - Germany - German

Politicians live comfortably with their contradictions. Those now throwing billion-dollar subsidies and bailout packages around had probably been telling speculators so interested in gaining quick advantages about the clever, calculating Swabian housewife who is horrified by the thought of anyone living beyond their [Read more]

The U.S. Cannot Solve Its Problems Without Russia

March 1, 2009 // Vesti - Russia - Russian

<i>The global economic crisis, terrorism, weapons of mass destruction - the U.S. cannot solve any of these problems alone. It’s only now that the U.S. administration is beginning to understand that it needs to work together with Russia. In an interview on TV channel Vesti, Chairman of the International Affairs [Read more]

The U.S. Also Needs to Clean House

March 1, 2009 // Excelsior - Mexico - Spanish

Instead of issuing statements about the possibility of Mexico becoming a failed state, the U.S. government should clean up corruption in security institutions, because “the cartels require corrupt U.S., not Mexican, authorities to bring in the drugs,” said President Felipe Calderón Hinojosa. “I am fighting [Read more]
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