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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

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...

From Billions to Trillions

Dante Disparte | Posted 05.23.2016 | Business
Dante Disparte

Business is hard everywhere. Wise business leaders will diversify the regulatory burden and comparatively high costs of operating in advanced markets where the competitive landscape is crowded, for the first mover advantage of pioneering markets.

Why Advancing the Rule of Law Is Good for Business... and the World

Michael Walsh | Posted 05.25.2016 | Business
Michael Walsh

War zones represent the most extreme lack of rule of law, but not the whole spectrum. According to the United Nations, an estimated 4 billion people live outside the umbrella protection of the rule of law and these people often struggle for basic, human rights. If you're picturing countries outside U.S. borders, think again.

Entrepreneurial Hustle: Limitless Driver of Global Prosperity

Javier Saade | Posted 05.21.2016 | Technology
Javier Saade

This blog first appeared on Medium and its Global Entrepreneurship Summit section. Hola, me llamo Javier. I was born and raised in Puerto Rico and no...

Instinctive Decision Making in the Era of Cyber Risk, Climate Change and Terrorism

Dante Disparte | Posted 05.17.2016 | Business
Dante Disparte

Man-made risks -- such as cyber-attacks, climate change and terrorism -- have become so prevalent and severe that they now impact most everyone, as we...

Why Parag Khanna's "Connectivity" Doesn't Quite Connect

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 05.12.2016 | World
Bhaskar Chakravorti

This review appeared first in The New York Journal of Books. Donald Trump must be punching himself for not locking up the rights to the title of Para...

Fixing the Global Economy is Not a Lost Cause

Quora | Posted 05.03.2016 | World

What are the prospects for the US and global economies over the next 6-18 months? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where c...

These Charts Show How China's Economy Is Changing Amid Labor Unrest

Nathan Gardels | Posted 04.28.2017 | World
Nathan Gardels

China's rapid modernization is leveling off after decades of high growth. And the whole world is feeling it. These infographics from China-U.S. Focus offer a snapshot of China's situation today.

Are We Heading Toward Another Crisis?

Tuomas Malinen | Posted 04.21.2017 | World
Tuomas Malinen

Donald Trump has warned that the US economy is heading towards a "massive" recession. Some analysts and blog writers have also warned that we may be h...

The Panama Papers: A Testament to an Imperative Transformation

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 04.06.2017 | Business
Dr. Michael Laitman

Money laundering and tax evasion are nothing new in the world of big business, world leaders, and the rich and powerful. The Panama Papers story is th...

How Changing Oil Prices Have Impacted The U.S. Economy

Quora | Posted 04.09.2017 | Politics

How have changing oil prices impacted US and global economic prospects? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling ...

Why Closer Seoul-Beijing Ties Are in Limbo

Ra Jong-Yil | Posted 04.08.2017 | World
Ra Jong-Yil

SEOUL, South Korea -- Beijing never shifted its bottom line of supporting North Korea. The real reason Xi befriended Park, even at the expense of estranging Pyongyang, was to detach, or at least to distance, South Korea from the network of American alliances in Northeast Asia in which Seoul is regarded as its weakest link.

What Next for the World's Digital Economy?

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 04.05.2017 | Business
Bhaskar Chakravorti

Apple has turned 40. Twitter has turned just 10. It has been 5 years since the Arab Spring erupted in Egypt, in part, fueled by social media. The U.S....

Smartphone Growth Could Be Lowest Ever In 2016

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 03.31.2016 | Technology

March 31 (Reuters) - Global smartphone sales are expected to grow in single digits in percentage terms for the first time ever and PC shipments are fo...

Trump As Big A Risk To Global Stability As Terrorism, Report Says

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.22.2016 | World

The rising threat of jihadi terrorism, a military clash over China's expansionism in the South China Sea, and Donald Trump as president -- one of thes...