The Economist - WikipediaBy Louisa Lim. Buy from Amazon. By Flemming Rose. By Francis Fukuyama. China has adopted a mixture of state capitalism and authoritarianism, and democratisation has failed in Russia and most of the Middle East. What is needed are high-quality political institutions; not an easy thing to build. By Mary Elise Sarotte.
The Economist - Books of the Year 2013
The Economist is an English-language weekly magazine-format newspaper owned by the Economist Group and edited at offices in London. In , its average weekly circulation was a little over 1. At that time, Pearson sold their share in the Economist. A board of trustees formally appoints the editor, who cannot be removed without its permission. Although The Economist has a global emphasis and scope, about two-thirds of the 75 staff journalists are based in the London borough of Westminster. The Economist takes an editorial stance of classical and economic liberalism that supports free trade , globalisation , free immigration and cultural liberalism such as supporting legal recognition for same-sex marriage or drug liberalisation.
The best writing in covered, among other things, American foreign policy, Israel, Gettysburg, the Kremlin, silence, solitude and emperor penguins. By Ari Shavit. Buy from Amazon. Drawing on interviews, historical documents, diaries and letters, as well as his own family story, Ari Shavit, a Tel Aviv newspaper columnist mines four generations of history to tease out the conflicts and contradictions in his controversial homeland. A passionate elegy.
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The best books this year are about North Korea, Detroit, Nagasaki and being a pilot. By Jonathan Haslam. A detailed appraisal of how the Soviet Union handled undercover operations from the communist revolution in until the end of the cold war. The most gripping chapters focus on the chaos that was unleashed by Josef Stalin. By Robert Putnam.
The Economist lists Radical Markets , Euro Tragedy and Crashed among the best five business and economics books of Glen Weyl, argues for an expansion in the role of markets as a way out of the current liberalism impasse. The Economist says "Some of their [Posner and Weyl] ideas -on property rights, elections, immigration and much besides-are impractical, and other eccentric; but together they point to a possible response to the challenges of populism and protectionism. He teaches an undergraduate course based on his book at Princeton University. The Economist says that the book "laments the intellectual failures present at the foundation of the single currency area and in the mishandling of the response to the sovereign-debt crisis after