issue #10, 2010The main theme of this issue is “2012: What issues will the elections be focused on?”. Whether it is possible that the 2012 election campaign can be considered as already having begun, both in Russia and in America. What political, economic and cultural themes should a potential presidential candidate concentrate on? Which of these issues is the debate most likely to center around in 2012? These and other questions were answered by: Robert Reich, Professor at the University of California in Berkeley, and former head of the U.S. Ministry of Labor (1993-1997); Walter Laqueur, a prominent historian and political scientist; Sergey Dorenko, the editor-in-chief of the Russian News Service (RNS); Maxim Sokolov, Expert magazine observer; and Anatol Lieven, a senior research fellow on U.S. global strategy for the New America Foundation. Other contributors include: Michael Remizov, president of Institute of National Strategy (INS) and James Galbraith, professor of the School of Public Policy and Government at the University of Texas (Austin).
IN THE REALM OF INEQUALITY
NATIONALISM IS TO BECOME THE AGENDA FOR 2012
THE PROBLEM OF CHANGE STILL REMAINS
THE AUGEAN STABLES OF THE RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT
MODERNISATION AS REALITY – THE AGENDA FOR 2012
THE COUNTRY ALREADY KNOWS THE AGENDA OF THE FUTURE PRESIDENCY
MODERNIZATION OR STABILIZATION?
THE CHANGE AGENDA IS NOT YET COMPLETE
THE 2012 AGENDA WILL BE AN AGENDA OF CENTRISM
THE WORLD IS FROZEN IN THE EXPECTATION OF CHAOS
MEDVEDEV’S ELECTORAL IDEOLOGY – CONSERVATIVE PRAGMATISM
THE AGENDA WILL BE DICTATED BY HISTORY
MEDVEDEV NEEDS TO HAVE NO FEAR IN REFUTING MYTHS
AMERICA, RUSSIA, AND THE WORLD DURING THE LAST TWO YEARS
IS A BLACK SEA UNION REALLY ON THE CARDS?
Jonathan M. Feldman
DECENTRALIZATION IS IMPERATIVE FOR THE RUSSIAN ECONOMY
POLITICAL ECONOMY №13