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Europe Politics

Italy: New coalition government takes charge

The far-left Five Star Movement and the centre-left Democratic Party formed a new coalition government to stave off the threat of a rapidly rising far-right. The new government is likely to boost market confidence and improve ties with the EU in the short run. However, the long-term viability of this partnership remains unclear.

Asia Pacific Politics Under The Radar

Under the Radar: Could Mongolia’s June election see a populist upset?

Mounting economic frustration and disenchantment with politics as usual could provide fertile ground for a political upset in Mongolia’s June 26th election.

North America Politics

Unboxing the New York Democratic presidential primary

Bernie Sanders has won 7 out of the last 8 contests, and brings a good deal of momentum to the New York’s Democractic presidential primary.

North America Politics

What Clinton’s victory in the Nevada caucuses means

Hillary Clinton’s 6-point victory in the Nevada caucuses seems to be a turning point for the Democratic presidential candidate. Some observers contend that since Sanders was unable to beat Clinton

Economics North America

After IMF inequality report, what’s next for US tax policy?

The IMF has joined in on the income inequality debate, arguing that rising inequality is depressing economic growth and fueling political instability. Although the issue remains polarizing in the United

Economics International

What to watch for in the TPP trade negotiations

An ambitious free trade agreement between twelve Pacific Rim countries could mirror NAFTA negotiations, with added wrinkles from China and new technologies. U.S. trade delegations are currently reaching across both