Archive | January, 2018

Economic Scene: Is the Populist Revolt Over? Not if Robots Have Their Way

January 31, 2018

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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/30/business/economy/populist-politics-globalization.html?partner=rss&emc=rss Job-killing imports from China gave rise to the dynamics that led to President Trump’s election. Artificial intelligence could provide the next wave.

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Economic Scene: After Globalization, a New Specter Could Feed Populist Politics

January 30, 2018

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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/30/business/economy/populist-politics-globalization.html?partner=rss&emc=rss Job-killing imports from China gave rise to the dynamics that led to President Trump’s election. Artificial intelligence could provide the next wave.

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Doomsday Clock Is Set at 2 Minutes to Midnight, Closest Since 1950s

January 25, 2018

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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/25/world/americas/doomsday-clock-nuclear-scientists.html?partner=rss&emc=rss The “clock,” kept by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, is a symbolic measurement of scientists’ concerns about disaster.

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Op-Ed Columnist: How Democracies Perish

January 12, 2018

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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/11/opinion/how-democracies-perish.html?partner=rss&emc=rss A new book is a challenge to those who want to revive the liberal democratic order.

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White voters are moving to the South — and making it more Democratic

January 2, 2018

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2018/01/02/white-voters-are-moving-to-the-south-and-making-it-more-democratic/ Boosts in black turnout are affecting election results. But so is white migration.

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