It has been a year since we have been aware of the severe financial downturn that has crippled the global economy. Since then, banking systems, finan...
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G-20 conferences have generally been for show. The stakes are real this time -- and the odds going in are against the president in gaining the bold action needed.
More and more, the danger of a rerun of the 1930s, in which extremist movements profit from financial depression, looms as a real prospect.
There is still much work to be done in education, health, the workplace, legislation and politics, before women around the globe enjoy the same rights and opportunities as men.
While we evaluate our own response, our local churches' response, and our government's response to this economic crisis -- we must remember that we are more connected than we think.
Ernst & Young has released a report during the World Economic Forum that highlights the significant and proven contributions women make toward busines...
All weekend, the media has been atwitter with the rumor of enormous impending job cuts at Citigroup. This morning, Clusterstock reports that Citigroup...
We are clearly out of options that match up with Friedman's monetarism, indicating that public policy has nowhere left to turn except direct government spending on economic support.
BERLIN — European leaders mounted a united front against the global financial crisis Sunday, proposing sweeping new market regulations, but it r...
"People were buying anything" my cousin told me over dinner at an empty, but delectable, Lebanese restaurant at The Emirates Mall of Dubai.
Rather than keeping apace of scientific advances, the U.S. system of education has fallen woefully behind. The stimulus package can address this reality.
According to the Financial Times, this dispute is further damaging Iceland's standing in the eyes of foreign investors, and may endanger the IMF's plans for saving Iceland's economy.
Toyota, which just last year posted record profit and dethroned General Motors as the world's largest automaker, said it was headed for its first annu...
The Third World exists in a precarious state of neo colonial dependency and cannot follow our path out of economic disaster because we insist they don't.
The harsh reality that is being repressed is this: the Western world is suffering a crisis of excessive indebtedness.
In a meeting where people were tripping over each other to hear ideas about how to move beyond this economic crisis, CEOs and heads of state wanted to learn what girls have to do with it.
China says 20 million migrant workers have lost their jobs during the economic downturn - three times greater than had been suggested previously.
The steps countries take over the coming months to respond to the global financial crisis will help determine whether the world is destined to learn from or repeat past mistakes.
If we learn nothing from this crisis, then all the pain and suffering it is causing will be in vain. But if we can learn new habits of the heart, perhaps that suffering can even turn out to be redemptive.
I promised to blog about the girl effect from Davos, but I have to admit I didn't expect the buzz to surface before the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting had even started.
At Davos, our business and political leaders must show they understand that our world has shifted for good and that we have to change with it or perish.
This past week saw thousands of demonstrators descend upon Iceland's parliament, in protest of the government's handling of the financial and currency crises that have hit this small island nation.
Like the provision of medical care to the ill, an effective health system -- which keeps children and adults from becoming sick in the first place -- depends on both vision and commitment.
Forget about a new era of bipartisan consensus and get ready to rumble. We're headed into pitched battles that will succeed only with massive popular mobilization.
This financial crisis intensifies the need to invest existing resources more effectively, and a new and effective approach is right under your nose. It's called the girl effect.
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