It takes a strong state, not (to paraphrase Hillary Clinton) a democratic village, to aggressively fight climate change. This is the inconvenient message emerging in the wake of the Xi-Obama deal on global warming announced in Beijing this week. ... Huffington Post, 5 days ago
Weekend Roundup: 25 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall, Is the World Dividing into Blocs Again?
The world is at a tipping point. Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the ensuing rise of China and other emerging economies, fragile institutions -- the Asia Pacific Economic Community summit taking place in Beijing and the G-20 ...Huffington Post, 1 week ago
The savagery of ISIS, the slaughterhouse of Syria's civil war, the marauding militias in Libya and the restored autocracy in Egypt have devoured the hopes of the Facebook generation that spawned the Arab Spring. In Tunisia alone the spirit of the ...Huffington Post, 2 weeks ago
This week, Pope Francis sought to push ajar the heavy door of doctrine to accommodate the reality of modern families. In China, leaders of the Hong Kong Umbrella Movement sat down for talks with authorities while the Central Committee of the ...Huffington Post, 3 weeks ago
This week, as Baghdad is under siege from within and Kobani is poised to fall to ISIS fighters, the question of "Who Lost Iraq?" is taking center stage. Many, including some former insiders, are quick to blame President Obama for pulling American ...Huffington Post, 1 month ago Weekend Roundup: Scotland Stays Stitched Huffington Post, 2 months ago Nathan Gardels: Weekend Roundup: Scotland Stays Stitched Huffington Post, 2 months ago
This week the world anxiously winced as Ebola spread out of Africa to the US and Spain. The traveling virus exposed some harsh new global realities: the hot zone incubator of Africa's impoverished urbanization, persistent social inequality and ...Huffington Post, 1 month ago
In the streets of Hong Kong today, China's future is meeting its past. It's 17 year-old rebellious student Joshua Wong , who is leading the Umbrella Revolution protests, versus Confucius, the sage of order and "social harmony," whose 2565th ...Huffington Post, 1 month ago
The billionaire's club is getting crowded, making the FORBES 400 more exclusive than ever. The past year saw new fortunes get made, and old ones rise to new heights. It was enough to push up the minimum net worth for the most exclusive club in ...Forbes.com, 1 month ago Too Poor For The Rich List: The Billionaires Who Fell Off The 2014 Forbes 400 Forbes.com, 1 month ago
This week, the U.N. Security Council stood united in a unanimous resolution to fight what President Obama called the ISIS " network of death ." Yet, despite pleas for the world to act together on global warming, the leaders of India and China failed ...Huffington Post, 1 month ago
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