Chrystia Freeland

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.

The U.S. election and living in the economic past

By Chrystia Freeland
August 30, 2012

This U.S. election campaign is being billed as a battle of big ideas. That is a good thing. But it is a shame that the fight is not being waged in the 21st century.

Hong Kong thriller, globalization and the campaign

By Chrystia Freeland
August 16, 2012

We all know it would be virtuous to spend more time pondering the implications of globalization and the intricacies of high finance. But these aren’t always the most enticing subjects to study, especially in the languid, fading days of August. For an easy-listening approach to two of the most important themes of our time, you could do worse than devote an evening to the film “Supercapitalist,” a new financial thriller set in Hong Kong.