A new YouGov poll suggests that a plurality of Americans think the president is racist – including 38% of whites.
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Amid mounting calls for the bankers who rigged Libor to be jailed, the Greek financier widely credited with inventing the benchmark interest rate has said that without the key ingredients on which it was built – honesty and trust – the formula was doomed to fail.
French government ministers have reacted angrily to the front cover of the latest issue of the Economist magazine's latest front cover - which features a bundle of French baguettes with a lighted fuse, under the headline "The time-bomb at the heart of Europe".
One of the glories of our print culture is the Economist, a magazine that combines eccentric, neoliberal editorial views with excellent, well-informed reporting.