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07-17-2010 / 01:32 PM

An article in today's Süddeutsche Zeitung examines how the Chinese are forcing foreign investors to transfer technology. The pattern is always the same. When the Chinese don't understand a particular [...] more

07-11-2010 / 11:43 AM

In 1902, when a cash-strapped Kaiser Wilhelm II needed money to finance the imperial navy and to build what we now known as the Kiel Canal, his officials came up with the idea of taxing Champagne and [...] more

07-09-2010 / 04:41 PM

We are attached to our prejudices, particularly those about Airbus. All of the news coverage of the Pentagon's tender for tanker jets followed a similar line: Airbus won the contract in the first [...] more