Chrystia Freeland

Globalization, the tech revolution and the middle class

By Chrystia Freeland
September 21, 2012

YALTA, Ukraine — One of the paradoxes of our age is that we are simultaneously living through a time of positive economic innovation and also a time of the painful erosion of the way of life of many middle-class families.

Soros: The euro zone is about more than money

By Chrystia Freeland
September 13, 2012

George Soros made headlines this week with a striking proposal that to save Europe, Germany must “lead or leave.” The leadership part was familiar: Outside Germany, at least, it is becoming conventional wisdom that Europe will survive only if the Union’s behemoth provides more decisive leadership — and writes bigger checks.

Obama makes his case amidst Reagan’s shadow

By Chrystia Freeland
September 6, 2012

If there had been an empty chair at the Democratic convention this week, its ghostly occupant would have been Ronald Reagan.