The Lost Decade What the World Can Learn from 10 Years of Excesses

The first decade of the 21st century was marked by crises. Militant Islamists attacked New York, the financial system crashed, the climate is threatened by catastrophe and democracy lost some of its standing. All this put together has spelled a debacle for the West, although the Internet represents a ray of hope.
Von Dirk Kurbjuweit, Gabor Steingart und Merlind Theile
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Photo Gallery: The Age of Terrorism
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Photo Gallery: The Age of Terrorism

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Photo Gallery: The Global Downturn
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Photo Gallery: The Global Downturn

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Photo Gallery: The Rise of Globalization
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Photo Gallery: The Rise of Globalization

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