China: Angry China
The recent glimpses of a snarling China should scare the country's government as much as the world.
France: Sarkozy's difficult year
The French are right to be disappointed in their president.
Credit crunch: Too soon to relax
Sentiment has improved, but lots of financial problems remain.
Farm subsidies: The right time to chop
Rich-country governments must ignore special pleading to restrict farm trade.
Competition law: The American way of trustbusting
Rooting out price-fixing benefits sound businesses as well as consumers.
American media: On the brink
Some of America's most venerable newspapers face extinction, unless they evolve.
Global monetary policy: Ben's bind
Disentangling the links between the Fed, the falling dollar and the soaring price of the world's commodities.
Gene therapy: Seeing is believing
The prospects for using genes as a therapy may be improving.
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