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January/February 2013

Available only in the print edition:

  • Sao Paolo skyline

    The Return of Capital Controls

    By Armagan Gezici

    In the midst of economic crisis, Brazil and other countries cope with inflows of capital | Order this issue or subscribe.

  • hospital with vulture

    Vultures in the E.R.

    By Nicole Aschoff

    Private-equity firms target the U.S. health-care industry. | Order this issue or subscribe.

  • the regulars

    • the short run
    • two centsResponse from U.W. on Adidas
    • cartoonThe Senate and Social Security
    • active cultureStrike Debt and Rolling Jubilee
    • up against the wall street journalResurrected “Death Tax” No Rapture
    • in review Peter Edelman, So Rich, So Poor
    • ask dr. dollarEducation: More than “Human Capital”