Why the Financial Crisis Spells the End of Western Power

In a new article, political scientist Ian Bremmer and respected economist Nouriel Roubini assert that the free-market system of capitalism has been so damaged by the recent financial crisis that the West's era of political and economic dominance may be gone for good.

The U.S. Economic System Is Still the Nation's Best Hope

No matter what some critics assert about "an America that's changed forever" or "an America on the verge of Armageddon," the U.S. remains one of the freest, fairest nations in the world -- and this has led to wave after wave of innovation. That should happen yet again.