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Putin’s Three Gurus vs. the G-8 Nathan Gardels

A New Cosmopolitan Ethos? Or the End of Globalization?
Worldwide Mutinies Against Globalization Pankaj Mishra
The Urgency of a Cosmopolitan Ideal as Nationalism Surges Elif Shafak

1914 or 1950 in Asia?
If the US and Japan Don’t Deter China, Dominos Will Fall Yoichi Funabashi
The Middle Kingdom and the Coming World Disorder Eric X. Li
Can China Avoid the Thucydides Trap? Zbigniew BrzeZinski
China’s Long-Range Salami Tactics in East Asia Nayan Chanda
Respect China’s Red Lines Zhang Weiwei
US and China Must Share Power and China Must Make Japan Feel Safe Paul J. Keating
Where In the World Will China Invest Its Billions? Ding Xuedong
China’s New Foreign Policy: Not Conflict But Convergence Of Interests Yan Xuetong
Only A Grand Compromise Between US And China Can Reduce East Asian Tensions Yoon Young-Kwan

The Emerging Economies Are Still Rising
A Global “Growth Map” for 2014 Michael Spence
The “Expectation Revolution” Is Rattling Chile, Turkey and Brazil Kemal Dervis
Against Growth Market Pessimism Parag Khanna
If Asia Wants to Prosper, Don’t Listen to the IMF Chandran Nair

Inequality, the Second Machine Age and the 401k Society
Revolt Against the Global Super-Rich Is Underway Chrystia Freeland
The 401(k) Society Thomas Friedman
Will Your Job Disappear? Erik Brynjolfsson, Andrew Mcafee, James Manyika
Winners of Globalization: The Rich and The Chinese Middle Class. Losers: The American Middle Class Branko Milanovic

Are Sergey Brin and Mark Zuckerberg God-Builders? John Gray
How To Be Alone In Our Techno-Consumer Culture Jonathan Franzen
Anna Karenina vs. Google Glass Azar Nafisi
Behind The Cello Yo-Yo Ma
How China Will Inhabit Its Future Rem Koolhaas
Your iPhone Causes China’s Pollution Frank Ackerman