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Globalization

Obama the Visionless: Flogging the Four Horsemen of the Bureaucracy

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anis Shivani

We are stuck with the checklist president -- the to-do-list president, the carry-over president, the regulation president -- when what we needed was a vision president.

Global Women's Health and Social Media

Dr. Sharon Ufberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Sharon Ufberg

Cyberspace is flooded with opportunities to donate, petitions to sign, breaking news reports and stories to share and real time updates.

America Needs a New Globalization Game

Clyde Prestowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Clyde Prestowitz

There is no strategy to assure that we will continue to have good jobs in a world class American economy fully competitive with the economies of China, India, Germany, or any other country. This is the main issue facing our country today.

Why Americans Will Keep Losing to Asian Genius

Khanh Ho | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Khanh Ho

As a much smarter Asian citizen whose knowledge eclipses the slug-like operations of your feeble little minds, let me enumerate how idiotic the puerile delight in CNN's latest Asian boy wonder story is.

President for the Country

Sen. Fritz Hollings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Fritz Hollings

Obama must act now on jobs and deficits. Unless someone has a better idea, repealing the corporate income tax with a 5% value added tax will curtail the need to off-shore and reduce the deficit.

Class of 2010: Epic FAIL...

Garret LoPorto | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Garret LoPorto

No jobs for a misled, mis-educated generation. According to The Wall Street Journal, hundreds of thousands of new college graduates are entering a U.S...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

All's Fair In Love, War, And Going Abroad

Chi Tung | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chi Tung

There's an entire sub-generation of hybridized Americans like me out there, and sooner or later, we all have to face the same predicament: defining what home is, and whether you can stomach spending any time there.

Global Christianity and a Concern for the Poor

Skye Jethani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Skye Jethani

The rapid globalization of culture that has marked the four decades since the 747's first flight helps explain why global justice is dominating the conversation among my generation in the church.

Emerging Markets To The Rescue

Project Syndicate | Mohamed A. El-Erian and Michael Spence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Over the past two years, industrial countries have experienced bouts of severe financial instability. Currently, they are wrestling with widening sove...

The Best Post-9/11 Novel: Huffington Post Interviews Teddy Wayne, Author of "Kapitoil"

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

"We angle down to New York City, and the skyscrapers of Manhattan aggregate like tall flowers in a garden and the grids of orange lights look like LED...

The Sustainability Dilemma

Anne Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Anne Phillips

This weekend I attended a wine dinner at Michael Chiarello's restaurant Bottega in Yountville Ca. Michael and his wife Eileen are very involved in gre...

All Skewed Up

Max Fraad Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Max Fraad Wolff

In short, we need more robust structural change in the global economy. Absent structural reform, recovery will be skewed up and fragile in rising markets and falling markets.

Social Investing: Markets & Missions

Saul Garlick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Saul Garlick

With private capital we can change the poverty paradigm. If you think you have what it takes, the world needs social investors with their heads and their hearts fully engaged.

Cultural Reorientation in Africa: Nigeria's "Project Runway"

Linda Constant | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Linda Constant

Nigeria's image in Western media is a complex combination of exoticism, intrigue and danger. While most people are well acquainted with Nollywood (now...

The Practical and Economic Bankruptcy of Rand Paul's Lunch Counter Libertarianism

Jake Berliner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jake Berliner

While Paul's lunch counter libertarianism disgusts us, it is his economic libertarianism that truly imperils us.

"Dude...What Happened to my Mental Health?" - Part 2

Douglas LaBier | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Douglas LaBier

I think we can learn much about building psychological health from changes in the business world. In many respects, successful, progressive companies are ahead of the game.

"Dude...What Happened to my Mental Health?" - Part 1

Douglas LaBier | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Douglas LaBier

Contrary to popular belief, trying to manage or cope with stress isn't enough. Trying to "balance" work and life just creates constant stress because the world is in a chronic state of imbalance.

World's Top Financial Centers - London's Finance Lead May Be Shrinking

Huffington Post | Grace Kiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Nearly all of the world's financial centers have rebounded from the financial crisis, but the gains have not been experienced equally across cities, a...

Human Rights and Globalization-Synergy or Competition?

Derek Henry Flood | Posted 06.29.2011 | World
Derek Henry Flood

Human rights are an essential and non-negotiable component of global progress. The increased highlighting of human rights violations is itself a byproduct of globalization.

Washington's Job Fraud

Sen. Fritz Hollings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sen. Fritz Hollings

Today, the U.S. has the export profile of an eighteenth century colony. Because we've suffered a $5.8 trillion trade deficit in the last decade, Obama should levy a 10% surcharge on imports like Nixon did.

Weekly Audit: The Global Economic Crisis

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

By Zach Carter, Media Consortium Blogger Over the past thirty years, Wall Street has waged a steady war against governments around the globe, convinci...

It's 2010! Ten Actionable Ideas (Realized and Yet-to-be-realized) for a 21st-Century Global Development Agenda

Nancy Birdsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nancy Birdsall

I attended a conference convened and hosted by Jean-Michel Severino, the head of the French bilateral agency, outside Paris last week. The question p...

Red Tail: A Tale of an Ugly Truth

Stewart Nusbaumer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stewart Nusbaumer

Globalization was never intended to spread the wealth, but to concentrate the wealth. The Red Tail is a gripping story with fascinating insights into the effects of globalism on workers and their families.

Passage to India: Monsoon Wedding Meets Slumdog Professor

Derek Shearer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Derek Shearer

Like its rival China, India has opened its economy to the world, embraced private enterprise, and its growth rate and place on the world stage have increased tremendously.