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Brexit's Lessons In Improbability

Dante Disparte | Posted 06.27.2016 | Politics
Dante Disparte

As the world reels from the once improbable unraveling of the European Union and the United Kingdom, grim prognostications of the economic and political fallout betray a more immediate and ominous lesson.

If You Don't Think Trump Can Win, Look Across the Pond

Colin Delany | Posted 06.24.2016 | Politics
Colin Delany

Brexit! In our latest sign of populist political dissatisfaction, the British voted last night to leave the European Union. Voters in declining industrial cities left behind by the global economy provided the decisive margin, which ought to give American economic and political elites a serious jolt.

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.

Sustainable Development and Sustainable Business: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 06.16.2016 | Business
Bhaskar Chakravorti

This article first appeared in The Guardian. The UN General Assembly committed to "eliminate poverty in all its forms everywhere" by 2030, when it me...

Football and Globalization: the EURO 2016 in Numbers

Prof. Cas Mudde | Posted 06.12.2016 | Sports
Prof. Cas Mudde

The second-biggest football tournament in the world is the European Championship (or EURO), organized by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), which kicked off in Paris last Friday.

5 Best Practices to Globalize Your School

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 06.06.2016 | Business
Tom Vander Ark

By Guest Author: David Young, CEO of VIF For decades, national, state and local commissions have called on education leaders to implement a more comp...

Africa's Female Entrepreneurs Part III: Devotha Ntuke Minzi, Improving Lives via Microfinancing

O'Brien Browne | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
O'Brien Browne

In this interview, co-author Pamina Mullins and I speak to Devotha Ntuke Minzi, Chief Executive Officer and founder of K-finance Limited, a microfinan...

The Historic Moment We're in -- Again

Ian Goldin | Posted 05.31.2016 | World
Ian Goldin

If we want to attain the greatness for which humanity is once again eligible, we must keep faith in its possibility. We must do all we can to realize it. We must broaden and share more widely the benefits of progress. And we must help one another to cope with the shocks that none of us will see coming.

Africa's Female Entrepreneurs Part II: Josephine Takundwa, Award-Winning Leader in Energy

O'Brien Browne | Posted 05.17.2016 | Business
O'Brien Browne

I continue this exciting series with the dynamic Josephine Takundwa, founder and CEO of Earthlink Technologies headquartered in Harare, Zimbabwe.

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...

Globalization: Rising Tide, Sinking Boats?

Charles Kolb | Posted 05.11.2016 | Politics
Charles Kolb

Globalization's proponents (and its beneficiaries) must recognize that the globalization consensus can no longer be taken for granted. Life has to be about more than just cheaper clothing and slick smart phones, especially when individuals and communities are visibly hurting.

Saving the Planet From Governments And Markets

Henry Mintzberg | Posted 05.09.2016 | World
Henry Mintzberg

Governments imagine that pledges and plans will deal with the problem while markets barrel ahead with business as usual, namely the consumption of goods, and of this planet. We are hooked on a malignant model of more.

Sentiment on Trade Policy Is Shifting: TPP Is Bad Policy, After All

Stan Sorscher | Posted 05.06.2016 | Politics
Stan Sorscher

This year's political campaign has forced the economics profession to reconsider the fraying orthodoxy of free trade.

Does Trump Triumph Signal the End of the New Gilded Age?

David Paul | Posted 05.05.2016 | Politics
David Paul

In last week's Sunday New York Times, a top story above the fold, In New Age of Privilege, Not all Are in Same Boat, trumpeted the new Gilded Age. "Th...

Why Don't We Have One Global Emergency Number?

Quora | Posted 05.05.2016 | Weird News
Quora

Why don't we have one global emergency number? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by...

Migrants Mean Business

Magdy Martínez-Solimán | Posted 04.28.2016 | Impact
Magdy Martínez-Solimán

Migration is unavoidable. It makes eminent sense to facilitate and manage migration flows positively instead of trying to endlessly prevent them. At the same time, pragmatic considerations need to be expressed without false complexes.

Trump Proves He Has a Winning Hand in a Rigged Game

David Paul | Posted 04.28.2016 | Politics
David Paul

When Donald Trump says it is a rigged game, it resonates with voters because that is what they experience in their daily life. And they are not just making it up, it is all there in the data.

Trump on Trade: Truth-less.

Jeremy Haft | Posted 04.28.2016 | Politics
Jeremy Haft

To those who tuned in to Donald J. Trump's speech on foreign policy to hear precisely how he would make America economically great again, you're in luck. Trump stated clearly and repeatedly how he would deal with China's "economic assault on American jobs and wealth."

Economic Globalization Is a Choice

Ian Fletcher | Posted 04.26.2016 | Politics
Ian Fletcher

Economic globalization is often presented as an inevitability, a wave of the future to which we must either adapt or get left behind. But it isn't. How much globalization we get and what kind are a choice, a result of deliberate political decisions we have the power to make or not make.

Making America Great Again

John M. Eger | Posted 04.25.2016 | Technology
John M. Eger

All eyes are on the race for the White House ... but the real action, if you care, is what is happening in your city. Benjamin Barber, author of If ...

Making America Great Again

John M. Eger | Posted 04.24.2016 | Technology
John M. Eger

All eyes are on the race for the White House ... but the real action, if you care, is what is happening in your city. Benjamin Barber, author of If ...

Our Next President Must Care About America's International Commitments

Morgan Lowder | Posted 04.11.2016 | Politics
Morgan Lowder

Barack Obama addresses the UN General Assembly. United Nations Photo Flickr. One of the most unfortunate political trends that we have seen over the...

What American Jews Need

Rabbi Abraham Unger, Ph.D. | Posted 04.08.2016 | Religion
Rabbi Abraham Unger, Ph.D.

A faith resource rooted in eliciting positions on justice from the Hebrew canon can be a positive stepping stone for dialogue between diverse populations seeking pathways to relieve global cleavages.

With Catholic Votes In Play, Sanders Plans Vatican Visit

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 04.08.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON, April 8 (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will speak at an event in the Vatican next week, likely broadeni...

Africa's Female Entrepreneurs, Part I: Rita Ribeiro-Sales, Designing a Better World

O'Brien Browne | Posted 04.04.2016 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Our first interviewee, Rita, runs a successful architectural practice in Maputo, Mozambique.