BMW was in a crisis in the early 1950s. It made only two kinds of car -- subcompacts and luxury sedans. To serve the growing middle class, it introduced the 1500 in the early 1960s, reviving its fortunes.
After populist politicians have been gaining ground throughout the industrialized world, the message has also arrived in Davos: There has to be a change in globalization. But what?
In Hamburg and Schorndorf it was primarily young people who attacked the police. According to Kersten Knipp, the main reason for this is that their actions are unlikely to have consequences – a dangerous development.
A Nuit Debout (Up All Night) demonstration turned violent after President Hollande said he would keep controversial new labor laws. The French political scientist Claire Demesmay explains what is behind the movement.
Trump's bluster is aimed at the aging Reagan generation while the young flock to Sanders. At the end of the day, the US middle class is the crucial electorate, writes James K. Galbraith.
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