The China files, Part 2: Brave new economic model

By Hugo Dixon
May 10, 2011

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

The China files, Part 1: How fast can China grow?

By Hugo Dixon
May 9, 2011

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

Portugal’s bank rescue plan has one hole

By Hugo Dixon
May 4, 2011

By Hugo Dixon and Neil Unmack
The authors are Reuters Breakingviews columnists. The opinions expressed are their own.

Exclusive: Geronzi payoff, expenses in focus at Generali

By Hugo Dixon
April 27, 2011

LONDON/MILAN (Reuters) – Cesare Geronzi’s apparently hefty payoff and his seemingly lavish expenses during 11 months as non-executive chairman of Generali (GASI.MI: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) are set to come under the spotlight at the insurer’s shareholder meeting on Saturday, several directors and other sources said.

Geronzi payoff, expenses in focus at Generali

By Hugo Dixon
April 27, 2011

LONDON/MILAN, April 27 (Reuters) – Cesare Geronzi’s
apparently hefty payoff and his seemingly lavish expenses during
11 months as non-executive chairman of Generali (GASI.MI: Quote, Profile, Research) are
set to come under the spotlight at the insurer’s shareholder
meeting on Saturday, several directors and other sources said.

Exclusive – Geronzi payoff, expenses in focus at Generali AGM

By Hugo Dixon
April 27, 2011

LONDON/MILAN (Reuters) – Cesare Geronzi’s apparently hefty payoff and his seemingly lavish expenses during 11 months as non-executive chairman of Generali (GASI.MI: Quote, Profile, Research) are set to come under the spotlight at the insurer’s shareholder meeting on Saturday, several directors and other sources said.

Special Report: Inside the Egyptian revolution

By Hugo Dixon
April 13, 2011

CAIRO (Reuters) – In early 2005, Cairo-based computer engineer Saad Bahaar was trawling the internet when he came across a trio of Egyptian expatriates who advocated the use of non-violent techniques to overthrow strongman Hosni Mubarak. Bahaar, then 32 and interested in politics and how Egypt might change, was intrigued by the idea. He contacted the group, lighting one of the fuses that would end in freedom in Tahrir Square six years later.

Non-violent protest and “political jujitsu”

By Hugo Dixon
April 13, 2011

LONDON (Reuters) – Gene Sharp’s writings on how to use non-violent techniques to bring down autocratic regimes are often cited as a major influence on the activists who led the campaign against Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak.

Inside the Egyptian revolution

By Hugo Dixon
April 13, 2011

CAIRO (Reuters) – In early 2005, Cairo-based computer engineer Saad Bahaar was trawling the internet when he came across a trio of Egyptian expatriates who advocated the use of non-violent techniques to overthrow strongman Hosni Mubarak. Bahaar, then 32 and interested in politics and how Egypt might change, was intrigued by the idea. He contacted the group, lighting one of the fuses that would end in freedom in Tahrir Square six years later.

Egypt needs a reconstruction fund too

By Hugo Dixon
March 24, 2011

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