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Nigeria's Economic Crisis begs for Sound Leadership

Aspen New Voices Fellowship | Posted 09.15.2016 | Impact
Aspen New Voices Fellowship

By: Oluseun Onigbinde Nigeria is facing existential questions that run even deeper than its current economic recession. The downturn, confirmed in da...

Economic Forecasts Have Nothing to do With Market Direction

Sol Palha | Posted 09.13.2016 | Business
Sol Palha

Wise men are instructed in reason men of less understanding by experience; the most unknowing learn by necessity. Wise men do in the beginning what fo...

Creating Demand Through Innovation

Michael Moynihan | Posted 09.12.2016 | Technology
Michael Moynihan

While the US economy has been in recovery mode for a solid seven years, incomes have yet to recover. The most salient explanation for the economic ma...

The Future of Learning: Project-based*, Place-based, Experiential, Authentic, Constructivism

John M. Eger | Posted 09.11.2016 | Education
John M. Eger

No matter what it's called, it's here and it will change the way teachers teach and students learn. Some years ago, a little non-profit called "Roadt...

3 Global Challenges That China Can Lead the Way on at the G-20 Summit

Fred Hu | Posted 08.30.2016 | World
Fred Hu

BEIJING -- The G-20 Hangzhou summit will provide China, the host country, a unique opportunity to lead in a pivotal time for the global economy.

U.K. Economy's Brexit Honeymoon Is Officially Over

Anthony Scaramucci | Posted 08.17.2016 | Business
Anthony Scaramucci

The British economy had one last hurrah in Q2 before the adverse effects of Brexit were expected to rear their ugly head. This week those fears became reality.

3 Strategies to Help India Improve Its Regulatory Processes

David Drake | Posted 08.22.2016 | World
David Drake

Last year, India surpassed China to become the fastest growing large economy in the world. But by looking at India’s population and its economic foo...

Tales Of Emerging Markets

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 08.06.2016 | World
Otaviano Canuto

A propensity to undergo periodic episodes of instability and volatility in global financial markets will persist. Get ready for a continuous dispute between the two financial tales about EM, as well as to increasing efforts of differentiation among their assets.

As Climate Change Hits Economies, Small Island States Turn to Selling Passports

Till Bruckner | Posted 07.28.2016 | Business
Till Bruckner

Such economic citizenship programmes, which are being run by several small island states in the region, have raised concerns that terrorists, criminals and other shady characters could buy Caribbean passports to evade justice, slip into Europe and North America through the back door, or squirrel away billions in stolen public money in tropical tax paradises.

Despite Brexit, It's Critical To Think Global

Zandre Campos | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
Zandre Campos

With the astonishing UK Brexit vote, the mantra of "think global, act local" has been turned on its head. In many countries worldwide, the international view of "think global" seems to have fallen out of favor.

Brexit Is Already Causing The U.K. Economy To Shrink

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business

The British economy is getting smaller, according to a major survey of business executives in the country. The new data is the latest in a series of s...

Brexit Doesn't Mean The End Of Globalization

John M. Eger | Posted 07.16.2016 | World
John M. Eger

The world has already changed and the egg can't be unscrambled. Because of the pervasive spread of the Internet and the worldwide web every nation, every community, every individual is tied together and our interdependence is unalterable.

Democrats Must Fight To Defeat The Trans-Pacific Partnership

Bernie Sanders | Posted 07.10.2016 | Politics
Bernie Sanders

Over and over again, supporters of free trade have told us that unfettered free trade would increase jobs and reduce the trade deficit.

How To Resist Isolationism

Joel Richard Paul | Posted 07.06.2016 | Politics
Joel Richard Paul

Donald Trump misses the mark. We don't need a tougher negotiator to protect America's economic interest. We need tougher enforcement measures for existing trade agreements.

How Can We Celebrate Independence Without Community?

Jack Nadel | Posted 07.01.2016 | Politics
Jack Nadel

The 21st century has ushered in an era of unlimited and instant communication. Everyone's opinion can reach around the world. The internet does not discriminate -- it passes on the same content to thousands of different audiences but often with a variety of interpretations.

Future Shock: My Personal Tribute to Alvin Toffler

James Canton | Posted 06.30.2016 | Business
James Canton

All futurists, the professionals that forecast, analyze trends and attempt to predict what's coming owe a colossal debt to Alvin Toffler who died at 8...

Brexit Is A Look Into Trump's America

Jonathan Freeman | Posted 06.24.2016 | Politics
Jonathan Freeman

This should give every internationalist a serious pause in order to rethink how best to engage and bring everyone along on this journey, because without a serious reconsideration, America could experience something very similar to the United Kingdom and wake up on November 9th to President-elect Trump.

Bernie Sanders On Brexit: ‘The Global Economy Is Not Working For Everybody’

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 06.24.2016 | Politics

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) attributed the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union to dissatisfaction ov...

Taiwan Is The Hidden Gem Of Asia

David Code | Posted 06.22.2016 | Travel
David Code

It's the people who make Taiwan my second-favorite country in the world to visit.

"Insource" Instead of Outsource and Hire Just One Military Spouse

Leigh Searl | Posted 06.16.2016 | HuffPost Home
Leigh Searl

The Military Spouse Employment report of 2014, found that compared to the general public, military spouses have a higher level of education with 35% of military spouses having an undergraduate degree, post-graduate degree or advanced degree.

Bernie and Common Good Capitalism Movement

Terry Mollner | Posted 06.16.2016 | Politics
Terry Mollner

Senator Bernie Sanders now needs to make a decision. Should his movement be a fundamental movement, political movement, or both?

The U.S. and China Are Neither Allies Nor Enemies -- But They Must Get Along

Fu Ying | Posted 06.13.2016 | World
Fu Ying

BEIJING -- Which is the real state of China-U.S. relations? Confrontation or cooperation? Or are both real?

The World in 2025 and How Scenarios Trump Predictions of the Future

John Garrity | Posted 06.06.2016 | Business
John Garrity

In business and in the global economy, ten years can be a lifetime. Over the next decade, four out of ten incumbents in several industries may be disp...

The narrowing corridor of global growth

BlackRock | Posted 06.06.2016 | Business
BlackRock

Rick Rieder shares a chart showing why to get used to living in a low-growth world. Global growth appeared to sputter earlier this year, roiling ma...

Why IMF Funding Will be Good for Angola

Zandre Campos | Posted 05.24.2016 | Business
Zandre Campos

As you read this in the spring of 2016, the International Monetary Fund and the government of Angola are engaged in talks for a three-year extended lo...