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GDP Is a Bad Measure of Our Economy—Here's a Better One

Are we in the midst of a great paradigm shift?

That was the question raised this morning at the Skoll World Forum by Michael Green, the Executive Director of the Social Progress Imperative and the force behind the… 1,040 more words

Strong States for World Peace

In my country Kenya, abandoned and ruined buildings are commonly the hiding places for various sorts of criminals. Illicit alcohol traders, illegal drug dealers, muggers, rapists among others find ruined building s ideal place for their activities. 867 more words

World Affairs

Maybe We Should Negotiate With Terrorists

In November of last year, news broke of President Obama’s order to conduct a comprehensive review of how the U.S. government handles hostage situations involving Americans taken by terrorist groups abroad. 1,183 more words

Analysis: What the major manifestos mean for co-ops | Co-operatives UK

http://www.uk.coop/documents/analysis-what-major-manifestos-mean-co-ops

The Liberal Democrats, Greens, and Labour have all made broad commitments to back the co-operative economy. Labour will support investment in co-ops through their proposed British Investment Bank, while the Greens want a co-operative development fund managed by community banks, alongside a much more comprehensive network of CBDs, and education about the co-op option. 26 more words

World Affairs

A Financial Conundrum

The last time I checked, the highest rated sovereign debt instruments of Germany, Austria, Finland, France, Belgium and the Netherlands are selling at negative interest rates. 78 more words

Economy

Will India Emulate Israel?

There is always something happening in  the world of international relations that the media would like to ignore……

Bet that title is confusing to some, huh? 240 more words

International Situations