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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.

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.

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...

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.

Reading Walden While Eating a Cosi® Signature Salad

Jane S. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jane S. Smith

On a bright, mild winter day, I find myself eating a Signature Salad at Cosi®, a chain of casual restaurants which puts a little emblem next to its n...

Dreams of an Egyptian Trash Trader

Andrew Wander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andrew Wander

A cruel irony lies at the heart of Mai Iskander's debut film Garbage Dreams, which follows three teenage boys growing up in the filth-strewn allies of Mokattam, Cairo's garbage village.

Why Local Is the New Global

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marian Salzman

No one is excited about globalization anymore. Trends in everything from social networking to environmental awareness and foodie culture have exponentially increased our interest in all things local.

What if the Right was Right? A Reflection on the "Christian States of America." (Updated)

Cynthia Boaz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cynthia Boaz

I am not saying that Jesus was a Stalinist or even a communist, just that it's very clear from his teachings that he believed that people were happier and healthier when they shared with each other.

Prince Charles Declares War On The Enlightenment

Times Online | Valentine Low | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Prince of Wales has never been a man to suffer from a lack of enemies, from modern architecture to intensive farming. Yesterday however he declare...

Collapse of the Global Economy Due to High Oil Prices?

Josh Garrett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Garrett

Jeff Rubin is not a traditional peak oil alarmist -- he doesn't think that the world's supply of crude will run out and cause resource wars and food shortages of apocalyptic proportions.

The Real State of the Union

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anis Shivani

Citizens, the state of the union couldn't be any worse. In the last 20 years, we've managed to squander the prosperity, moral credibility, and the international legitimacy we won after the demise of the Soviet Union.

The Corporatist Explanation for Obama's "Failed" Presidency

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anis Shivani

Obama, more than Al Gore, George W. Bush, John McCain, or Hillary Clinton, has been the most fully realized CONSENSUS CORPORATIST CANDIDATE of the las...