Project Syndicate

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Name: Project Syndicate
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Trouble amid plenty in rising Africa

NEW YORK - Africa is changing dramatically - and so are outsiders’ attitudes toward it, with the United States finally seeming determined to catch up with China, Europe and India in their interest in the continent. U.S. President Barack Obama’s recent ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 16 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

STEPHEN ROACH: The Current Speed Of Global Growth Comes With A Major Problem

"Collectively, the annual growth rate in the major developed economies averaged a little less than 0.7% in the first half of 2014," write economist Stephen Roach in a new piece for Project Syndicate. "America's paltry 1% growth led the way, while Japan ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Peace in an age of extremes

WBut, while radical ambition can drive progress, it can also fuel recklessness and large-scale devastation, as we see today in Iraq, Syria, Gaza, western China, and elsewhere. In an age of extremes, how can peace be achieved?One thing is certain: The ... [Published Jordan Times - Sep 01 2014]
Entities: Religion, Islam, Syria, Iraq
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Abenomics, European Style

NEW YORK – Two years ago, Shinzo Abe’s election as Japan’s prime minister led to the advent of “Abenomics,” a three-part plan to rescue the economy from a treadmill of stagnation and deflation. Abenomics’ three components – or “arrows” – comprise massive ... [Published Advisor Perspectives - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Measuring the inclusive growth

When the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) deadline expires next year, the world will be able to point to several important achievements since their launch in 2000.Extreme poverty has been halved during this period; an estimated 100 million slum-dwellers ... [Published Times of Oman - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Washington Recaptured

WASHINGTON, DC – Two hundred years ago, Washington DC was captured by the British – who then proceeded to set fire to official buildings, including the White House, Treasury Department, and Congress. Today, it is a domestic interest group – very large ... [Published Advisor Perspectives - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

The global security deficit

SMuch of the discussion in the period following the 2008 financial crisis focused on various economic imbalances that either threatened or impeded growth. These issues have not gone away. The US economy’s surprisingly weak performance in the first qu ... [Published Jordan Times - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

The Stall-Speed Syndrome

NEW HAVEN – Relapse is the rule in the post-crisis global economy. In the United States, Japan, and Europe, GDP growth faltered again in the first half of 2014. These setbacks are hardly a coincidence. Persistent sluggish growth throughout the developed ... [Published Advisor Perspectives - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Market Wrap-up for Aug. 26 – Back to School

Wall Street was in for an active start this morning, as investors digested a slew of economic data. Orders for durable goods surged 22.6% in July from the prior month, well above analyst expectations of 7.5% (but driven mostly by airplane orders). In ... [Published Dividend.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Green Energy and Clean Politics

There are few areas of public discourse where the old adage, "People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones," is more applicable than climate change.Given that fossil fuels are the lifeblood of the global economy, nobody has clean hands - and ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Unjust Africa

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First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

The Transatlantic Growth Gap

Daniel Gros argues in this commentary that the cause of the transatlantic growth gap following the recovery starting in 2010 from the global financial crisis should not be sought in excessive eurozone austerity or the excessive prudence of the European ... [Published Centre for European Policy Studies - Aug 05 2014]

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...7% in the first half of 2014," write economist Stephen Roach in a new piece for Project Syndicate. "America's paltry 1% growth led the way, while Japan and Europe, whose combined GDP is roughly equal to that of the US in purchasing-power-parity terms, recorded no better than a 0.3% increase." Sure, any amount of growth is better than no growth
"We are running out of buffer in the economy," former Fed Chair Alan Greenspan said in July in reference to the U S economy. "We don't have the capability should, for example, we run into a major conflict in the Middlethe Middle East or elsewhere where it requires a major increase in our defense budget. Our defense budget is heading in a direction where in a couple, two or three years it will be at the lowest level relative to GDP since before World War II. We don't have the physical resources to respond."
..."In strategy," he argued, "the longest way round is often the shortest way there."
...cautious about attributing single weather events to climate change, a 2013 report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration concluded, "climate-change related increases in sea level have nearly doubled today's annual probability of a Sandy-level flood recurrence as compared to 1950." The Northeastern U S , which bore the brunt of Sandy's devastation, is therefore more likely to experience an increase in extreme weather events in the...

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