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China's New Silk Road May Be A Game-Changer For Pakistan

The WorldPost | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 08.17.2016 | Home

Shaukat Aziz was the prime minister of Pakistan from 2004 to 2007. Prior to that he served five years as finance minister and 30 years in the top rank...

Time For Business Leaders To Wake Up: Globalization Is Dead For A Generation

Michael Coates | Posted 08.17.2016 | Business
Michael Coates

Usually CEOs are more cautious when it comes to politics, but this election is anything but usual. However, while many have questioned Trump's personality or track record, very few have addressed the larger trend that his candidacy represents: the decline of globalization.

The Revenge Of The Losers Of Globalization? Brexit, Trump And Globalization

Prof. Cas Mudde | Posted 08.09.2016 | Politics
Prof. Cas Mudde

They seem to be everywhere these days, the so-called "losers of globalization," and their anger is allegedly transforming politics across the globe. From Brexit to the rise of Trump, globalization is the explanation and its losers are to blame.

Tales Of Emerging Markets

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 08.06.2016 | Home
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.

How Chinese History Provides Guidance in the Age of Trump and Brexit

Bai Tongdong | Posted 08.01.2016 | Home
Bai Tongdong

SHANGHAI -- The diagnosis that the only cure for globalization is the total rejection of the well-connected and populous world and a return to isolated and small political entities already occurred in China 2,500 years ago.

Stoking Optimism in a Darkening World

Chris Kutarna | Posted 12.04.2016 | Politics
Chris Kutarna

(This post was originally published as part of the World Economic Forum's Globalization series.) In aggregate terms, the human race has never had it ...

Tech Tools for Running Successful Global Business

Milena Milićević | Posted 07.21.2016 | Technology
Milena Milićević

The purpose of business is to make a profit and the same principle applies when your business expands the borders of your country.

Global Solution Networks The Key To Building A Better World

Don Tapscott | Posted 07.20.2016 | Home
Don Tapscott

The challenge is clear: You now need to think strategically about which you will participate in, and how. Will your organization act in isolation, taking on only the size of problems it can single-handedly solve?

Is Nomadic Living The Next Salient Lifestyle Trend?

Timo Kiuru | Posted 07.20.2016 | Business
Timo Kiuru

Being an entrepreneur who works internationally and lives outside of my "home" country is not always a bed of roses and last week it definitely had me frustrated. Due to my business and work history, I have a few different bank accounts in different countries but have decided to keep my company's home base in Finland, the country where I was born.

Globalization: Four Ways To Avoid Self Destruction

Georg Kell | Posted 07.20.2016 | Home
Georg Kell

In a landmark speech in January 1999, the former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan warned that the spread of markets was outpacing the ability of societ...

The Next Big Shock Is Coming

Chris Kutarna | Posted 12.04.2016 | Politics
Chris Kutarna

We can look at the surprising ways in which Renaissance Europe transformed under stresses analogous to our own and stretch our own thinking about how events might unfold for us, too.

Brexit Doesn't Mean The End Of Globalization

John M. Eger | Posted 07.16.2016 | Home
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.

What Holds Us Back From Achieving a Better Society?

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 07.14.2016 | Impact
The University of Central Florida Forum

By Barry Jason Mauer UCF Forum columnist Until the mid-20th century, toil and scarcity were unavoidable facts of life for most people. By contrast, ...

Trump: Some Working Class Hero

Eric Mink | Posted 07.11.2016 | Politics
Eric Mink

Photo Bloomberg via Getty Images THE IDEA of Donald Trump as a crusader for ordinary Americans − the guy who'll fight for working class and middle ...

Interdependence, Sustainability, and a Sense of Place

Steven Cohen | Posted 07.11.2016 | Green
Steven Cohen

The global economy, global trade, global tourism, and immigration are here to stay. The technology of inexpensive communication, GPS, bar codes, cheap...

Is There Such A Thing As LEADERSHIP? LEAD³

Sylvana Storey | Posted 07.08.2016 | Business
Sylvana Storey

Given the unfolding events following the Brexit outcome this past week, we could all forgive ourselves for asking is there such a thing as leadership?

World's Top Banker Says Trump Would Choke The Global Economy

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 07.07.2016 | Business

The world’s top banker said Thursday that the policies advocated by Donald Trump could strike a major blow to the world economy. In an interview wi...

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.

The Confusing Lessons Of Brexit

Byron Williams | Posted 07.05.2016 | Politics
Byron Williams

It was one of those events where one knows prior that it could become a reality, but is shocked nevertheless when it actually occurs. Based on the po...

Billionaire Trump Claims Steelworker Status

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 07.04.2016 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Donald Trump stomped into my backyard just days before July 4 and claimed to be a steelworker.

After Brexit, the EU Must Regain Its Positive, Visionary Power

Joschka Fischer | Posted 07.01.2016 | Home
Joschka Fischer

BERLIN -- We do not need a victory by Trump or Marine Le Pen in France to know where the nationalism underlying the Brexit vote leads.

Education: The Thread That Runs Through The Witches' Brew Of Globalization, Income Inequality And Immigration

Marc Tucker | Posted 06.30.2016 | Education
Marc Tucker

Countries that figure out how to provide a high level general education and strong technical skills to not some, but all of their citizens, an education that enables their citizens to be creative, to work collaboratively with others from different backgrounds, will not only survive, but thrive.

Brexit May Have A Silver Lining For The US?

Alister Chapman | Posted 06.28.2016 | Home
Alister Chapman

If Britain is in crisis by November's elections, that could be good news for the US. Voters might be more risk averse. But the immediate silver lining for anyone who does not want a Trump presidency is a blueprint for how not to persuade the discontented.

Brexit And Trump Show The Rejection Of Liberalism

The Conversation US | Posted 06.28.2016 | Home
The Conversation US

The current rejection of the liberal idea has come in disparate forms and is by no means universal. Last week's Brexit vote in the United Kingdom and Donald Trump's presidential ambitions in the United States are only the most obvious signs of this new illiberal wave.

A Fresh Look at Globalization

David Lipton | Posted 06.27.2016 | Home
David Lipton

Surely, it is too soon to understand all the ramifications of the British referendum. But at the same time, today is surely a good day to make the case for multilateralism.