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Moving toward de-carbonization

In the past, action to combat climate change was viewed largely as running counter to economic growth, with “going green” implying a sacrifice of prosperity for the sake of the environment. Today, we know better. By taking action to mitigate climate change, ... [Published Arab News - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

World order is doing better than doomsayers claim

AS THE latest Group of 20 (G-20) meeting of finance ministers got under way in Cairns, Australia, on Thursday, the Legion of Gloom is at it again. Their conventional wisdom is that "the system" — global governance structures ranging from the World Trade ... [Published BDlive - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Europe’s tattered social contract

For most of the beginning of 2014, the euro zone seemed to be in a state of recovery — weak and unsteady, but nonetheless real. In April, the International Monetary Fund estimated that overall GDP growth would reach 1.2 percent this year, with slowly ... [Published Arab News - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

A revolution, sparked by online reviews

If the French capital is no longer Europe’s rudest city, we can perhaps thank the growth of online rating tools, such as TripAdvisor.“Bonjour Monsieur, comment pourrais-je vous aider?” asks the obsequious concierge at my Paris hotel. I immediately wonder ... [Published Livemint.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

The government Europe deserves?

Leaders of the EU’s institutions have to be political entrepreneurs if they are to leave a mark on history. Their decision-making power is limited, but they can often frame the choices and broker coalitions to push the existing boundaries of European ... [Published Centre for European Policy Studies - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Markets’ Rose-Tinted World

LAGUNA BEACH – This has been an unusual year for the global economy, characterized by a series of unanticipated economic, geopolitical, and market shifts – and the final quarter is likely to be no different. How these shifts ultimately play out will have ... [Published Advisor Perspectives - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Intervention unproductive

While every effort is needed to contain, if not annihilate, the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, an alliance of Western nations that excludes Arab and Middle East countries was always unlikely to bring the deserved outcome.The West needs to leave the ... [Published Gulf Daily News - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Educating everyone

The odds are weighed heavily against achieving the target set by the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of ensuring by December 2015 that every school-age child is actually in school. With children in Gaza, Syria, Iraq, and Nigeria literally in the firing ... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

The President Of Venezuela Wants To Prosecute This Harvard Professor For Conspiring Against The Country

Harvard professor Ricardo Hausmann is a "bandit" on a mission to destroy Venezuela, says the country's President Nicolas Maduro. Hausmann - a former planning minister for the Venezuelan government just before late President Hugo Chavez took over in 1999 ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Africa’s education imperative

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called education the “single best investment” that countries can make to build “prosperous, healthy, and equitable societies”. Nowhere is this insight more relevant than in Africa, where large-scale investment ... [Published EJ Insights - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Twenty-first century and democracy

The reception in the United States, and in other advanced economies, of Thomas Piketty's recent book Capital in the Twenty-First Century attests to growing concern about rising inequality.His book lends further weight to the already overwhelming body ... [Published Times of Oman - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 3 reports

Soaring inequality isn't inherent to the system

By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal[1]Click here[2] to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest.Democracy in the Twenty-First Century (Project Syndicate[3])Roosevelt Institute Chief Economist ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 04 2014]

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"The interpretation of the German state about children joining IS is that they are unsuccessful and hopeless youngsters who do not go to school" Cekirge writes...
Climate change takes center stage in New York.   "Climate change will take center stage in New York City next week with a triple-header of events intended to shine a spotlight on global warming....On Tuesday, President Obama and world leaders from government, finance and business will be at the United Nations Climate Summit to announce initiatives meant to move the world toward limiting global warming. According to the U N , 125 countries will be represented. It will be the first time in five years that world leaders have gathered to discuss climate change. The summit aims to get world leaders to pledge emission cuts that could become part of a global agreement to be approved at U N climate talks next year in Paris."  Doyle Rice in  USA Today

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Moving toward de-carbonization [Published Arab News - 6 hours ago]
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Education and opportunity [Published thestar.com.my - Sep 20 2014]
Law enforcement's domestic abuse problem [Published BBC - Sep 19 2014]
Wonkbook: What Congress got done, just before g... [Published Ezra Klein - Sep 19 2014]
World order is doing better than doomsayers claim [Published BDlive - Sep 19 2014]
Europe’s tattered social contract [Published Arab News - Sep 18 2014]
A revolution, sparked by online reviews [Published Livemint.com - Sep 18 2014]
Wonkbook: The Federal Reserve has returned to b... [Published Ezra Klein - Sep 18 2014]
Scotland Independence Referendum: Scots Decide ... [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - Sep 18 2014]
"The Price Of Scottish Independence" by Jeffrey... [Published Social Europe Journal - Sep 18 2014]
The government Europe deserves? [Published Centre for European Policy Studies - Sep 18 2014]
Can the Palestinians hope to win peace this time? [Published Times of Oman - Sep 17 2014]
The question is whether Venezuela should default [Published BDlive - Sep 17 2014]
Markets’ Rose-Tinted World [Published Advisor Perspectives - Sep 17 2014]
"Vanguard Scotland?" by Robert Skidelsky [Published Social Europe Journal - Sep 17 2014]
Intervention unproductive [Published Gulf Daily News - Sep 17 2014]
The new Juncker era will show if Europe progr... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 17 2014]
Why Venezuela Should Not Default [Published Venezuelanalysis.com - Sep 16 2014]
Migration's hall of mirrors [Published Korea Times - Sep 16 2014]
Educating everyone [Published Business Day Nigeria - Sep 16 2014]
The other Nigeria [Published McKinsey & Company - Sep 15 2014]
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Renzi’s choice, Europe’s loss [Published New Vision - Sep 15 2014]
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Wonkbook: What Congress got done, just before g... [Published Ezra Klein - Sep 19 2014]
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Harvard professor Ricardo Hausmann is a "bandit" on a mission to destroy Venezuela, says the country's President Nicolas Maduro. Last week he announced live on television that he ordered prosecutors to go after the Cornell-trained economist. "We ...
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