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All Posts Tagged With: "economy"

Sinking economy sidelines environmental priorities

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Sinking economy sidelines environmental priorities

A recent poll shows that economic concerns have taken priority above the environment, a response to the economic crisis being faced around the globe.

Posted: February 6, 2009 13:17   Comments: 2
Iceland in upheaval as banks and government implode

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Iceland in upheaval as banks and government implode

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.

Posted: February 4, 2009 16:48   Comments: 1
Obama’s “Buy American” rule provokes trading partners

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Obama’s “Buy American” rule provokes trading partners

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.

Posted: February 4, 2009 16:04   Comments: 2
Tune in: Online radio show on reverse brain drain

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Tune in: Online radio show on reverse brain drain

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.

Posted: February 3, 2009 20:38   Comments: 5
Obama administration off to rocky start with China

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Obama administration off to rocky start with China

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.

Posted: February 3, 2009 14:51   Comments: 0
Week in review: Davos, George Mitchell and Afghanistan

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Week in review: Davos, George Mitchell and Afghanistan

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.

Posted: January 30, 2009 15:49   Comments: 8
Competing global forums tackle the economy

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Competing global forums tackle the economy

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.

Posted: January 30, 2009 11:23   Comments: 2
Vietnam on a bumpy road to economic power

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Vietnam on a bumpy road to economic power

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.

Posted: January 13, 2009 20:50   Comments: 5
It’s the Vladimir Putin Show!

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It’s the Vladimir Putin Show!

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's recent appearance on radio and television for a Q&A centered on the faltering Russian economy.

Posted: December 5, 2008 12:48   Comments: 2
Globalization reshapes the face of recession

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Globalization reshapes the face of recession

Marcus Mabry of The New York Times discusses the latest unemployment numbers in the U.S. and the future of the global economy.

Posted: December 5, 2008 11:00   Comments: 1

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