Save and regrow tropical forests -- says an expert, as nations continue to curb carbon emissions.
Shanghai fell 6.4% last night. The worst part was the way they sold off into the close DESPITE ANOTHER $70 BILLION that China has pum...
Much is said these days about the mismatch of missions and resources for the military. Indeed, the chants of neoconservatives on Capitol Hill have gotten quite loud: more military spending, more personnel, more weapons.
Xi Jinping is known for a lot of things, but tightrope walking is not one of them. This week however he has embarked on a tour of the Middle East that has seen him stop in both Saudi Arabia and Iran.
Tea time in Morocco Tea may have just started gaining popularity in North America and Western Europe, but in the rest of the world it's been a ...
One day recently, the New York Times, following Donald Trump's lead, ran two articles that demonized China -- although the elite newspaper did so much more subtly than the crudities of "the Donald."
As global elites gathered in Davos this week, the World Economic Forum released a daunting survey that estimates that 5 million jobs will be lost across the world in coming years to robotic automation. Oxfam also reported this week that 62 ultra-rich individuals held as much wealth as the poorest 3.5 billion people on the planet -- inequality too vast to last. While globalization and rapid technological advance empower some with unprecedented possibilities, they dispossess others, causing growing gaps in power and wealth that lead in turn to fear, resentment and violence. In this one world a race is on between the two consequences of change. As Jo Confino writes from Davos, "rapid advances in technology are pulling the world in opposite directions."(continued)
With the U.S. Congress having just authorized funds to double the U.S. equity contribution to the IMF, one might expect that an American should be given a fair chance to get this key job. But, as things stand, no Americans need apply.
Yesterday, ISIS destroyed St. Elijah's, a 1400-year-old Christian monastery just outside of Mosul -- part of their mission to obliterate history and anything that doesn't fit into their warped version of Islam.
Stability is in the interests of both China and the United States. However, wise planning suggests that a North Korean collapse might happen. If it does, the desirability of contingency plans to restore stability and to prevent adding to instability, suggests that China and the United States should discuss their mutual interests.
At the heart of the Paris Agreement are 195 voluntary national pledges to reduce climate pollution. These pledges broke through decades of gridlock, but if fulfilled, get us only halfway to climate rescue.
Have I mentioned how much I like CASH!!! lately? Apparently, so do the traders in China, so much so that the Nation's foreign-exchange reserves dropped by record amounts.
Deforestation is one of the fastest ways that environments are changing dramatically, while climate change is creating vast fast changes on a global scale.
Muslims claim their religion teaches peace, harmony, love and goodness while the actions of some so-called adherents to the faith prove contrary. How can it be that on the one hand, the religion teaches good while some Muslims commit evil?
Unfortunately, Trump's perverse proposals fit "right" in with the racist immigration history of the United States. So in the service of education, I offer Nikki Haley the following tutorial focusing on issues of "race" in our immigration and naturalization policies.
SINGAPORE -- As the global elite descends on chilly Davos, 2016 promises to be a volatile year in emerging and frontier markets. But many signs of volatility are also sources of resilience -- and they can even provide a roadmap for the next wave of growth.