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Love it or hate it, globalization has become a fact of life. The key question is whether trade can be used to help impoverished countries.

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Citing Ban Ki-Moon, James Traub says we need to choose a secretary general for his "confidence not for his harmlessness."

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We need to return to our collective enterprises like the UN and the IMF, advises James Traub.

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New York Times magazine contributor James Traub on building states, Obama-style.