A recent poll shows that economic concerns have taken priority above the environment, a response to the economic crisis being faced around the globe.
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Following the collapse of the country's banking system, the departure of its coalition government and the arrival of a new prime minister, bloggers in Iceland share their perspectives on the economic and political transitions.
Jeffrey Garten of Yale University discusses stimulus packages around the world and global reactions to "buy American" provisions in President Barack Obama's proposed stimulus plan.
Does the U.S. risk falling behind as skilled immigrants and foreign students return to work in their home countries? Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explores the economic, political and social forces driving reverse brain drain. Listen now.
Orville Schell of the Asia Society discusses the importance of bilateral relations with China, as the U.S. accuses the Chinese of manipulating their currency and the Chinese censor President Barack Obama's inauguration address.
Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine discusses the week’s top stories: The economic forum in Davos, George Mitchell's mission in the Middle East and the situation in Afghanistan.
As several nations gather in Davos, Switzerland, for the 2009 World Economic Forum, others are meeting in Brazil for the World Social Forum. Both forums will focus on the global economy, though the Davos conference centers around policy and the Brazil meeting looks at social need.
In the U.S., Vietnam has been largely out of public view in the three decades since the war. But during that time, Vietnam has gone through remarkable changes, and is now on the road to becoming an economic powerhouse.