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If jobs are replaced by technology, what replaces jobs?

September 11, 2015

Taxi driver holds a flare in front of a balloon that reads " Out Uber" during a protest against the online car-sharing service Uber in Sao Paulo

A taxi driver holds a flare in front of a balloon that reads " Out Uber" during a protest against the online car service Uber in Sao Paulo, Brazil, September 9, 2015. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

from The Great Debate:

Here’s what makes it so easy for hackers to take over your car

September 11, 2015

Every computer is hackable -- even our cars. But the big automobile manufacturers seem to be following the Detroit tradition of fighting change rather than addressing it and helping keep people safe.

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Lessons for dealing with today’s migrant crisis from the last one

September 10, 2015

A  woman from Syria feeds her baby at a refugee centre in Hamm

A woman from Syria feeds her baby at a refugee centre in Hamm, Germany, September 7, 2015. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender

from The Great Debate:

Why do Vladimir Putin and his Kremlin cronies look so nervous?

September 8, 2015

Russian President Putin listens to Crimean Prime Minister Aksyonov and presidential aide Levitin while inspecting transport infrastructure facilities in southern Russia onboard helicopter in Novorossiysk

Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) listens to Crimean Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov (L) and presidential aide Igor Levitin onboard a helicopter in Novorossiysk, Russia, August 20, 2015. REUTERS/Mikhail Klimentyev/RIA Novosti/Kremlin

from The Great Debate:

The true motives behind Islamic State’s use of sexual slavery

September 8, 2015

Members of the minority Yazidi sect hug each other on the outskirts of Kirkuk

Members of the Yazidi sect, among the 200 elderly and infirm released by Islamic State militants, on the outskirts of Kirkuk, April 8, 2015. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

from The Great Debate:

How much for a spot on a rubber raft and a slim chance at a better life?

September 2, 2015

A migrant child is brought onto the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued from an overloaded wooden boat 10.5 miles off the coast of Libya

A migrant child is brought onto the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) ship MV Phoenix after being rescued from an overloaded wooden boat 10.5 miles (16 km) off the coast of Libya, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

from The Great Debate:

Four reasons not to give up on Brazil

September 1, 2015

Demonstrators march in a protest against Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff at Paulista avenue in Sao Paulo

Demonstrators march in a protest against Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff at Paulista avenue in Sao Paulo March 15, 2015. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

from Hugo Dixon:

Greek election may reopen can of worms

August 31, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews guest columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from The Great Debate:

Are there any reasons for hope in the Middle East? Maybe.

August 27, 2015

An image distributed by Islamic State militants on social media purports to show the destruction of a Roman-era temple in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra

An image distributed by Islamic State militants on social media on August 25, 2015 purports to show the destruction of a Roman-era temple in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. REUTERS/Social Media

from The Great Debate:

What the blow up between North and South Korea may really have been about

August 24, 2015

North Koreans who signed up to join the army train in the midst of political tension with South Korea, in this undated photo released by North Korea's KCNA in Pyongyang

North Koreans who signed up to join the army train in the midst of political tension with South Korea, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang August 23, 2015.