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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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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Donald Trump’s 21st Century Fake Populism

Republished with permission from TomDispatch.com Our president isn’t a populist, but he’s happy to play one on TV. By Rajan Menon / TomDispatch

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Germany’s Dangerous Obsession

Commentary from Project Syndicate BY JEAN PISANI-FERRY The European Union’s ability to respond to global and internal challenges will depend

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The Two Backlashes Against Globalization

Commentary from Project Syndicate BY SHASHI THAROOR The reaction against globalization has taken two forms: economic resistance to rising inequality and

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Greece and economic recovery: Fake news in action

Ten years ago, the implosion of Lehman Brothers ignited a financial crisis whose impact and effects were felt virtually across

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How inequality became the big issue troubling the world’s top economists

Unbalanced. – shutterstock.com Steve Schifferes, City, University of London Every three years, all Nobel Prize winners in economics are invited to

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