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Ukraine Exposes Globalism's Flawed Premise

Curtis Ellis | Posted 10.13.2014 | Politics
Curtis Ellis

The crisis in Ukraine has done more than expose weaknesses in regional security and international air safety arrangements. It has exposed fundamental flaws in the bedrock assumptions underlying that secular faith known as globalization.

It's a Start-Up World

Spencer Wolff | Posted 10.12.2014 | Technology
Spencer Wolff

Founded barely seventh months ago, Emerging Collective intends to challenge today's euro-centric art market by fostering north-south dialogue and cultivating artists from emerging economies.

Is Modern Globalism a Zero Sum Game, or Worse?

Fred Lundgren | Posted 03.02.2013 | Politics
Fred Lundgren

If unrestrained economic globalism is the key to worldwide prosperity, we need to find the lock before it's too late.

UN Urges Countries To Impose Global Taxes

Reuters | Posted 09.04.2012 | Business

* UN proposes carbon, billionaires, currency taxes * UN says more money needed for aid, global challenges * UN has no au...

Why Globalism Is a Victory for You

Deepak Chopra | Posted 08.18.2012 | Politics
Deepak Chopra

Despite the sour mood in the country -- much of it inflamed for political gain by the right -- the ideal of globalism is an American ideal. Billions of people know it. How much better if more of us did.

Silver Spoon Socialists Flex Muscles In Brazil

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.11.2012 | World
Eric Ehrmann

The Communist Party of Brazil was given the political plum of running the ministry of sports by president Dilma as a reward for staying inside her Worker's Party coalition government during her dramatic move to the political center.

Newt Gingrich, Pseudo-Intellectual Free-Trade Kool-Aid Drinker

Ian Fletcher | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics
Ian Fletcher

How did Gingrich end up with such appalling ideas? I can't plumb his personality, but one of his worst liabilities, on a personal and political level, is his astonishing pseudo-intellectualism.

Brazil Doubles Down on China Trade

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 06.20.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

While American consumer culture drives Brazil's young, wired and affluent, the China deals are reminders of why Beijing has pulled ahead of Washington as Brazil's top trade partner.

The Dragon, the Elephant, and Regulated Capitalism: Sober Reflections on the Awakening of the East in the New Millennium

Lama Surya Das | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lama Surya Das

President Obama was in the Far East not long ago, which reminded me of my decades there and how much things have changed in what we used to call the Third World and developing countries. And yet, change is the rule.

October Surprises Bring Drama to Brazil's Presidential Race

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Brazil's economy has been outperforming the United States and all the Euro zone nations, which is why it is attracting investment from so many globalist companies and speculators.

Newsmax Jesus Cover: Conservative Magazine Asks 'Will He Ever Return?'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Correction: Newsmax's cover story "The Jesus Question" is from April 2009. The editors of Newsmax might be getting a little impatient for the second...

Slave Reparations -- The Globalist Connection

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Ehrmann

As the debate over slave reparations continues, an exhibit on Senator Judah P. Benjamin at the Louisiana State Archives sheds light on a statesman who helped build America's slave economy.

Will the Critics of Sean Penn's Haiti Relief Please Stand Up?

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Just hours before the Oscars on Sunday Sean Penn went on CBS TV and put a curse on alleged critics of his charitable work in Haiti, wishing that they ...

Memo to Starbucks Fans: Global Warming Is Driving Up Coffee Prices

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eric Ehrmann

Arabica espresso lovers will definitely wake up and smell the coffee now that the International Coffee Organization has blamed global warming for lower production and higher prices.

Brazil's Bloggers Follow The Money: Madonna's 'Favela Fund' Linked to Kabbalah Centre

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Eric Ehrmann

Stonewalled by Madonna's posse, local media outlets are taking a closer look at the Material Girl's charity work ostensibly directed at helping kids in Brazil's favelas.

Countdown to Carnaval... Madonna Does the Supersize Samba

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Tall and tan and young and lovely is getting harder to find because Brazil is adopting American-style bad eating habits that are driving teletubby statistics off the charts.

'The Empathic Civilization': The Young Pioneers Of The Empathic Generation

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

Today's emerging adults see themselves as international citizens to an extent rarely experienced before.

Economic Recovery Will Fail Without Our Trust

Jeremy Rifkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jeremy Rifkin

Only recently, in the wake of the disastrous downturn of the global economy have some economists begun to turn their attention to the role social trust plays in providing the foundation for commerce and trade.

Last Tango in Davos ... Globalism and Social Media Hook Up

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Ehrmann

Social media needs to grow up before living out its half-life like most other social experiments do or it will get co-opted by the globalist whale.

Time To Get Tough With China

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Arthur Rosenfeld

Chinese people see our standard of living and are willing to work for less to get what we have. Long term this process can't continue, because cheap manufacturing requires simple living.

The Sun and the Wind: Two Faces of Globalism

James Block | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James Block

Obama is a global son. He is the child of a white middle-American and a Kenyan villager who named him Hussein. He connects to Asian-Americans as a product of Hawaii and Indonesia.

Global Retailers Battle for Big Box Brazil

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

In tropical Brazil, millions of citizens are shucking the pathology of underdevelopment. Big box giants trust Brazil's economy and are spending billions to woo new customers.

Do Globalist GOP Traitors Intend to Flat Out Kill the USA's Auto Industry?

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Kall

What do you call someone who unnecessarily puts one of America's biggest industries at serious risk and sells out millions of his country's workers abilities to make an honest living?

Director Danny Boyle Creates a Slumdog Millionaire and Serious Oscar Buzz

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Now with Slumdog Millionaire, 52-year-old director Danny Boyle has applied his signature visual and storytelling attack to this classic rags-to-riches teen tale.

Obama's Herculean Challenge

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Kall

Obama will fail if he tries anything "inside the box." The only way he's going to pull us out of this multifaceted manure pile is by being open to big bold ideas and then taking Herculean steps.