Clive Crook is a senior editor of The Atlantic and a columnist for Bloomberg View. He was the Washington columnist for the Financial Times, and before that worked at The Economist for more than 20 years, including 11 years as deputy editor. Crook writes about the intersection of politics and economics. More
Crook writes about the intersection of politics and economics.
Market crashes are inevitable, but financial innovation and globalization have massively increased our vulnerability to them. Unless we make big regulatory changes—changes on a global scale—we should prepare for more years like this one.
Kyoto was a sham and a failure—so how has it become a model for future anti-warming efforts?
Economically speaking, America could soon be more European than Europe
Clive Crook warns that it may soon be time to panic about the price of oil
Some economists are beginning to doubt the benefits of free trade. What’s wrong with them?
Is private equity just another bubble, or a sign of sickness in America’s public stock markets?
Workers who lose their jobs because of trade are no more deserving than workers whose jobs disappear for other reasons.
The real star of the show at last week's Aspen Ideas Festival wasn't Bill Clinton. It was Karl Rove.
The crux of health care reform is to give consumers real choices. This can happen only if employers are largely taken out of the equation.
Maybe it’s time to stop calling America the “land of opportunity.”
The immigration deal will not work, and it's hard to believe that the Senate negotiators honestly think otherwise.
Disagreement over immigration cuts through every ideological alignment, setting brother against brother, and activist against activist.
The age of the dollar has been great for America—but it may end soon.
Paul Wolfowitz has only made things worse at the World Bank. He has irretrievably lost control.
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