The Great Debate

The newest trend in politics? Losing to win.

September 12, 2015
The new leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn makes his inaugural speech at the Queen Elizabeth Centre in central London

The new leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn makes his inaugural speech at the Queen Elizabeth Centre in central London, September 12, 2015. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

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 Breakingviews:

Rob Cox: Immelt pins GE colors to Alstom’s mast

By Rob Cox
September 10, 2015

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

Why Donald Trump wants to hike taxes on hedge-fund billionaires

September 10, 2015
Trump gestures next to an architectural rendering of The Trump Organization's redevelopment of the iconic Old Post Office building into a luxury hotel, in Washington

Donald Trump with an architectural rendering of the Trump Organization’s redevelopment of the Old Post Office building into a hotel, in Washington, September 10, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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

What would a Rush Limbaugh campaign for president look like? Ask Donald Trump.

September 9, 2015
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to the media during the National Federation of Republican Assemblies at Rocketown in Nashville, Tennessee

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the National Federation of Republican Assemblies in Nashville, Tennessee, August 29, 2015. REUTERS/Harrison McClary

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

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

Why it’s so hard for Germany to lead on the migrant crisis – or anything else

September 7, 2015
A young migrant girl holds up a sign during a protest in front of a train at Bicske railway station

A young migrant girl holds up a sign during a protest in front of a train at Bicske railway station, Hungary, September 4, 2015. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger