Economy

  • The Guardian of the Liberal World Order

    - Aug 18, 2017
    By Ana Palacio MADRID – The global financial crisis, which began ten years ago this month, showed that the Western-led rules-based international order’s long-term survival is not inevitable. It is often assumed that if and when the United...
  • Why are the Danes so happy? Because their economy makes sense

    - Aug 17, 2017
    This article was originally published on Waging Nonviolence. By George Lakey The World Happiness Report puts Danes consistently in the top tier. Twice in the past four years Denmark came in first. Danes also report more...
  • The Mexican Paradox

    - Aug 12, 2017
    By Santiago Levy and Dani Rodrik CAMBRIDGE – Few economies pose as big a paradox as Mexico’s. Emerging from a series of macroeconomic crises in the mid-1990s, Mexico undertook bold reforms that should have put it...
  • What Would It Really Take to Reverse Inequality?

    - Aug 12, 2017
    By Chuck Collins What are the key drivers of extreme inequality? A more critical explanation for inequality is the ways in which the rules governing the economy have been distorted by power differentials and political factors....
  • Leadership Failure Perpetuates Stagnation

    - Aug 10, 2017
    By Jomo Kwame Sundaram Jomo Kwame Sundaram, a former economics professor and United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development, received the Wassily Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought in 2007. KUALA LUMPUR ,...
  • Between the Surging Dragon and a Suspicious Sacred Cow – Sri Lanka’s Choices

    - Aug 9, 2017
    By Dr Palitha Kohona* COLOMBO (IDN) – Sri Lanka’s long history has been intimately conditioned by the monsoonal winds that buffet its shores and the tides and waves of the vast Indian Ocean. The greed and...
  • Trump’s Infrastructure Plan? All Roads Lead To Pence — And Wall Street

    - Aug 9, 2017
    President Donald Trump’s $1 trillion plan to rebuild America’s infrastructure may be unprecedented in its size and ambition — but it promotes a controversial model championed by Vice President Mike Pence in his home state of...
  • Sanders To Big Pharma: Stop Making Americans Pay Twice

    - Aug 8, 2017
    While both political parties have denounced the rising cost of prescription drugs, neither Democrats nor Republicans have done much to address the problem. But this summer, a new tool to restrict the rising prices of drugs...

Old Bridge in Mostar

Cathedral at Chernihiv Ukraine

Trinity Cathedral (17th century) in the city of Chernihiv Ukraine