Pessimism Amid Plenty

Commentary from Project Syndicate BY MICHAEL SPENCE While there is no shortage of challenges facing economies and societies today, they

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Vision 2030 & the Political Costs of Saudi Reforms – Part 2

Global Geopolitics Net – IPS By Adel Abdel Ghafar DOHA, Qatar, Feb 20 (IPS)  – A pillar of the Saudi

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Robots, Unemployment … and Immigrants

Global Geopolitics Net – IPS For every industrial robot introduced into the workforce, six jobs are eliminated. By Roberto Savio

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Inconvenient Truths About Migration

Commentary from Project Syndicate BY ROBERT SKIDELSKYStandard economic theory says that net inward migration, like free trade, benefits the native population

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Embattled GE plans thousands of layoffs amid corporate overhaul

Embattled industrial giant General Electric announced a massive restructuring plan on Monday that includes thousands of job cuts and sales

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The Living New Deal

This article appeared originally on Dollars&Sense Events to celebrate New Deal achievements and advocate a “New New Deal” based on Depression-era job-creation programs. BY

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3 Greedy Ways Corporations Are Cheating America

Originally published on ALTERNET By Paul Buchheit Corporate cheating goes well beyond federal tax reporting, as big companies have used various forms of deception to

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How to Improve NAFTA

Commentary from Project Syndicate JORGE G. CASTAÑEDA ,  CARLOS HEREDIA Trade pacts like NAFTA must no longer be regarded merely as charters

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Free Movement Plus: a third way on the Brexit/migration debate

This article first appeared on openDemocracy On Brexit and migration, there is an alternative to such a lurch backwards. We

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