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Daniel Altman

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Past articles by Daniel:

This Is How Every Genocide Begins

Why Trump’s most un-American moment can’t be overlooked. → Read More

Economics Has Failed America

When it comes to the impact of global trade, the dismal science has done a dismal job explaining how to help workers hurt by globalization. → Read More

Who’s Going to Win the Nobel Prize in Economics?

Handicapping the dismal scientists on a not-so-dismal day. → Read More

Pope Francis Is a Great Economist

His speeches in Washington weren’t just allegory and hope. They were a clear message to Congress to avoid creating a permanent American economic underclass. → Read More

Rebecca’s War Dog of the Week: Dyngo in D.C. on Pope Patrol

This week, Staff Sgt. Nofo Lilo and military dog Dyngo were in D.C. on a special detail — pope patrol. → Read More

We Should All Be Competing to Take In Refugees

People fleeing conflict are a boon to almost any economy, but even Germany isn’t going far enough to welcome them. → Read More

Shadow Banking Is Killing China’s Stock Markets

The parallel banking system that funneled billions into stocks may be about to unravel. → Read More

Ukrainian Director of ‘Gamer’ Sentenced to 20 Years by Russian Court

Amid accusations of torture and wanting evidence, the pro-Ukrainian filmmaker sang his national anthem as his verdict was read. → Read More

Bear Down

Don’t say you weren’t warned. The combination of China’s disappointing growth, plunging commodity prices, the continuing malaise in the eurozone, worries about a rate increase… → Read More

Fix This Economy Now!

It’s time to bring the American economy into the 21st century -- here’s how. → Read More

You Don’t Know Zhou

What’s going on at China’s central bank? The People’s Bank of China, led by Governor Zhou Xiaochuan, has been slowly liberalizing currency and capital markets… → Read More

China Doesn’t Care What You Think About Its Stock Market Bailout

Screw moral hazard. Dire warnings from economists and investors hold little water in a situation that’s completely political. → Read More

The Professor, the General, and the World’s Fishiest Business

Overfishing threatens livelihoods around the world. Now an unlikely experiment offers a solution. → Read More

Who’s Nexit?

As many as five other eurozone countries are flirting with trouble. Could one of them be the first to leave the common currency? → Read More

Germany’s Moral Obligation to Greece

The eurozone giant has long profited from Greece's weakness. Now it’s time to pay up. → Read More

It’s the Economy, Stupid?

Hillary Clinton’s big economics speech may not have had all the answers. But at least she’s asking the right questions. → Read More

A Problematic Proposal from Greece

Does Greece’s latest bailout proposal, now accepted by the Greek parliament, and currently being scrutinized at length by eurozone finance ministers, make sense? It’s pretty… → Read More

Beijing Is Finally Getting Serious About Climate Change

And as the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases, it has good reason to be, experts say. → Read More

New York Stock Exchange Shut Down Adds to Rough Day for Global Markets

The New York Stock Exchange shut down mysteriously Wednesday morning. → Read More

China’s Web Users Find NYSE Shutdown Hilarious

With Chinese stocks nosediving, the halt to trading on America's major stock platform hits close to home. → Read More