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March 27, 2015 Guess What's Destroying the Middle Class?Source: Bloomberg
Perhaps the biggest question in American political economy right now is why middle-class wages have been falling. There are three main hypotheses. Roughly, these are: Robots, unions and China.
March 12, 2015 Only China Can Contain China
The Huffington Post - Instead the U.S. chose a policy that could be called "integrate and insure." China was welcomed into the îWorld Trade Organizationî, but the U.S.-Japan security treaty was revived to insure...
Source: ABC News
It's "National Day of Unplugging" and the world is your unplugged oyster, nostalgically longing for your pre-iPhone self. Don't remember who that is? Let us help you with a list of seven things to do when you're unplugged.
March 3, 2015 The Future of American Power and Influence
Council on Foreign Relations - whether commercial, noncommercial, educational, or promotional, is expressly prohibited without the written permission of the copyright owner, the îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî. For...
January 29, 2015 Does Globalization Cause War?Source: The World Post
The argument that globalization does not necessarily lead to peace is a pretty easy one to make, the usual example being that German-British trade was going brilliantly right up to World War I. Arguing that globalization leads to...
January 26, 2015 Is Davos just an excuse for the 1% to have a bonding session?Source: The Guardian
Committed to improving the state of the world. That’s the motto of the World Economic Forum, which wraps up in Davos tomorrow with the rich and powerful pondering whether to listen to Mark Carney’s views about the global economy...
January 21, 2015 Forget the Davos Joke. Last Year's Predictions Turned Out RightSource: BusinessWeek
An evergreen joke among speakers at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos warns against making predictions. Whatever you say, the punchline goes, will be proven wrong.
January 19, 2015 The Battle For Black Gold: Can Saudi Win'
gulfbusiness.com - In the longer term, Saudi officials likely calculate that lower oil prices will drive economic growth abroad and boost demand for oil,â Torbjorn Soltvedt, principal MENA analyst at energy consultancy...
January 16, 2015 Why the World Is Freaking Out About Switzerland TodaySource: Slate.com
Today, Switzerland's central bank shocked investors by abruptly abandoning its national currency cap of 1.20 francs per euro, which it put in place during Europe's rocky economic days of 2011.
January 13, 2015 America's Going to Lose the Oil Price WarSource: Bloomberg View
The financial debacle that has befallen Russia as the price of Brent crude dropped 50 percent in the last four months has overshadowed the one that potentially awaits the U.S. shale industry in 2015. It's time to heed it, because...
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