These Are the 5 Reasons Why the U.S. Remains the World’s Only Superpower

By Ian Bremmer, TIME

Why Washington can still claim global primacy in the 21st century

A ‘superpower’ is a country that wields enough military, political and economic might to convince nations in all parts of the world to do things they otherwise wouldn’t. Pundits have rushed to label China the next superpower—and so have many ordinary Americans—but the rumors of America’s decline have been greatly exaggerated. In the key categories of power, the U.S. will remain dominant for the foreseeable future. These facts show why America is still the world’s only superpower, and why that won’t change anytime soon.

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New grads, start a business if you can’t find a job

By Diana Furchtgott-Roth, director of Economics21 at the Manhattan Institute, is the coauthor of “Disinherited: How Washington Is Betraying America’s Young.

Young people ought to consider being their own boss — as, for example, an interior designer for luxury homes — if they can’t find full-time work in this sluggish economy.

What can new college graduates do to maximize their chance of getting a job? Six years into the economic recovery, the unemployment rate for young people ages 20 to 24, at 9.6%, is more than twice that for those 25 years and older, 4.5%. Young Americans are having trouble finding employment, and they are dropping out of the labor force, leading to delayed life milestones.

It’s too late to change your major or your grade point average, but here are five tips that anyone can use successfully.

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Greece’s Debt Crisis Explained in 20 Charts

By Thanasis Delistathis. He is the founder and managing partner of New Atlantic Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm based in the Washington DC Metropolitan Region and Cambridge, Massachusetts. 

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Included in this article are OECD’s recommendations on the Greek Crisis, read below: