globalisation

 
​Globalisation is ticking along and it’s best not to mess with it
​Globalisation is ticking along and it’s best not to mess with it
ANALYSISThis year has been full of news about the slowing or perhaps even the end of globalisation. The evidence is global trade volumes...
The G20 leaders could learn a thing or two from the rapidly rising marijuana movement
The G20 leaders could learn a thing or two from the rapidly rising marijuana movement
THE FIFTH COLUMNChina reportedly cleared the air above the city of Hangzhou to accommodate a successful ascent during this year’s G20...
Recalling anti-racism
Recalling anti-racism
Anti-racism as a current of thought and as a social movement has a long history. From the opposition to slavery to the...
Creole: The original language
Creole: The original language
Françoise Lionnet is a professor of comparative literature and director of the African Studies Centre at the University of California in Los...
Managing expatriates
Managing expatriates
The increase in corporate globalisation requires companies to send professionals abroad to man offshore operations to achieve and sustain a...
Improving systems of innovation
Improving systems of innovation
Much has been written about the role of innovation in improving the economic growth and as a stimulus to poverty reduction in developing countries....
Globalisation exacerbates plight of poor, research finds
Globalisation exacerbates plight of poor, research finds
The wellbeing of many poor people has deteriorated in the past 15 years as a result of factors beyond their control such as environmental degradation, rapid changes in crop prices and economic crises, a report from Catholic aid agency Cafod says....
Balancing the forces of commerce
Balancing the forces of commerce
I was recently invited by two Harvard colleagues to make a guest appearance in their course on globalisation. 'I have to tell you,” one of them...
Inequalities and imbalances put globalisation at risk
Inequalities and imbalances put globalisation at risk
A backlash against rising inequality -- evident from the Occupy movement to the Arab Spring -- risks derailing the advance of globalisation and...
Europe's century
Europe's century
The last two weeks saw not only the Irish rejection of the Lisbon treaty, forcing a crisis summit to chart an alternative path to European Union...

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