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Rebuilding American Manufacturing: Memos to the Next President

Sridhar Kota | Posted 10.06.2016 | Politics
Sridhar Kota

On January 20, 2017--after the speeches, parades, and parties end--the next president will sit down, start sifting through a seemingly endless trove of briefing binders, and begin making difficult decisions that will shape the future of the world.  

It's Time to Align Trade Deals With The Paris Climate Agreement

Ilana Solomon | Posted 10.06.2016 | Green
Ilana Solomon

The Paris Climate Agreement is now a reality. More than 55 countries representing over 55 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions have ratified the...

Mike Pence Opposed Donald Trump's Trade Agenda For His Entire Career

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 10.05.2016 | Politics

When Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence was asked during Tuesday’s debate about the state of the economy, he went into a litany of GOP ...

Union Workers Share What They Really Think Of Trump

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 10.03.2016 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

The AFL-CIO has found, however, that only a small faction, fewer than a third, of its members are Trump supporters.

Iran Buying Syria Lands, Territories, And Properties

Dr. Majid Rafizadeh | Posted 10.02.2016 | World
Dr. Majid Rafizadeh

A considerable amount of analysis has been dedicated to Iran's geopolitical, strategic, and military relationships with Syria. Nevertheless, the shift...

Iran's Rouhani Lashes Out at The US and Its Allies

Dr. Majid Rafizadeh | Posted 10.01.2016 | World
Dr. Majid Rafizadeh

As I predicted in a previous article, Rouhani conducted his tactical shift moving towards Iran's hardline spectrum, after Iran achieved its objectives...

You Don't Have To Agree With Donald Trump To Be Upset About Trade Policy

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 10.01.2016 | Politics

Until the 2016 presidential campaign, the role of trade policy inside the Beltway was only tangentially concerned with analyzing the global flow of go...

How Etienne, A Refugee, Earns An Income Through Trade

Arancha González | Posted 10.03.2016 | Impact
Arancha González

Etienne* lives in Nakivale refugee camp in southwestern Uganda. The 21-year old fled there with his younger siblings after his father was murdered. He is one of more than sixty million refugees and internally displaced persons around the world today.

Wait, Why Is The World Trade Organization Attacking Renewable Energy?

Ben Beachy | Posted 09.30.2016 | Green
Ben Beachy

With the Paris Climate Agreement on the brink of entering into force and 2016 well on its way to being the hottest year ever recorded, you would think governments would be eager to support each other's efforts to fight climate disruption.

Green Partnership for Growth and Sustainability

Thomas Bustrup | Posted 09.30.2016 | Business
Thomas Bustrup

Pressure mounts on the world's resources as population and wealth grows. Ensuring a sufficient supply of energy and water is crucial to enable further...

McConnell Holds Out Hope For Trade Deals

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.29.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Trade reform activists worried about Congress passing a massive trade deal in the lame-duck session after the elections can probably re...

The Danish Health Care Industry improves the quality of lives for more and more Americans

Kasper Ernst | Posted 09.29.2016 | Business
Kasper Ernst

Denmark and The United States of America has a very close and continuing relationship both in regards to people and trade. Denmark has a long and pro...

Trump, Yesterday and Buggy Whips

Edward Goldberg | Posted 09.30.2016 | Politics
Edward Goldberg

It was quite obvious at Monday night's debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump that globalization -- an issue too hard to explain in a sound bite -- is The Issue of the election.

US Congress Resolution Condemns Iran's Mass Executions And Calls For Action

Dr. Majid Rafizadeh | Posted 09.27.2016 | World
Dr. Majid Rafizadeh

A resolution (H.Res. 159) was recently introduced in the U.S. Congress in reference to one of the worst mass executions of political prisoners since WWII by the Islamic Republic of Iran.

A Small Country With A Large Food Cluster

Karen Haekkerup | Posted 09.27.2016 | Business
Karen Haekkerup

Located in Northern Europe, the Danish landscape is ideal for agriculture. In fact, out of our total area of 10.6 million acres more than 60 percen...

Maximize AGOA By Cutting Illicit Financial Flows

Shawna Bader-Blau | Posted 09.27.2016 | World
Shawna Bader-Blau

We call on leaders from both sides of the Atlantic to collaborate this week and work toward a future of greater transparency between companies and governments, and more accountability to workers and citizens by both business and government, particularly in the extractive sectors.

Donald Trump Attacks Hillary Clinton On Trade

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics

The first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump opened with an intense back-and-forth about an issue that has been all but invi...

Ensuring that all People are Included in the Benefits of Trade

Anabel González | Posted 09.26.2016 | Impact
Anabel González

This week, I will be attending the World Trade Organization's Public Forum in Geneva, which brings together policymakers, business leaders, civil soci...

Trump Says the U.S. Is Too Focused on Globalization. Is He Right?

Quora | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics
Quora

Is Donald Trump right that U.S. policies have focused too heavily on globalization? Was this bad? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing...

How To Tackle Terrorism: Iran's Rouhani V. Prince Muhammad Bin Nayef

Dr. Majid Rafizadeh | Posted 09.23.2016 | Politics
Dr. Majid Rafizadeh

A constructive, multilateral and modern approach is needed to battle modern methods of terrorism conducted by state or non-state actors.

Transatlantic partnership essential to Denmark

Troels Lund Poulsen | Posted 09.23.2016 | Business
Troels Lund Poulsen

Denmark and the United States are close partners within both politics and trade. The United States is the world's largest economy and a growing market...

Tiny Denmark Is A Maritime Superpower

Anne H. Steffensen | Posted 09.23.2016 | Business
Anne H. Steffensen

Shipping is the backbone of world trade and offers the infrastructure that has created the modern economy. And tiny Denmark plays its part in this intricate and complicated system of world trade.

A Response To Mr. Zarif: Creating Another Imagined "Great Satan" Will Not Absolve Iran

Dr. Majid Rafizadeh | Posted 09.21.2016 | Politics
Dr. Majid Rafizadeh

The more the west and the world reaches out to Iran in an attempt to reintroduce it to the international community, the more Iran finds itself under p...

Who's To Blame For The Gap Between Obama's Rhetoric And Reality On Human Rights? Corporations.

Amol Mehra | Posted 09.21.2016 | Politics
Amol Mehra

The incredible capture of our democratic systems and processes by powerful corporations and elites has significantly impacted the way all levels of our government are protecting the rights of individuals, including the most vulnerable.

What the TPP Means for Africa

Zandre Campos | Posted 09.13.2016 | Business
Zandre Campos

The 12 Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) signatory nations have a collective population of about 800 million and already account for 40% of world trade....