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Trump Is the Face of Modern Fascism
Professor of Finance at University of North Florida
When he threatens to punch protestors or alludes to riots if the Republican Party does not coronate him, he is using the playbook of bullies. And when his supporters beat up Mexicans and Muslims, his threat is not protected free speech but akin to yelling fire in a crowded theatre.
Unlimited Resources, Limited Environment
A global journalism incubator
There is a growing awareness among political decision-makers that we need to take action to accommodate the resource needs of a human population that is expected to exceed 9 billion by 2050. Yet that awareness still needs to translate into political action.
Work Helps People Escape Poverty
Work provides the means to tackle poverty, empower minorities by being inclusive, and protect our environment -- if jobs are green in a green economy. The challenge is to design policy responses to the changing world of work which will ensure that human development benefits from that change.
The Urban Gap
Chairman Emeritus, Young & Rubicam; Author, 'The Constant Choice'
Here and there, you can see the mix of the moneyed and the homeless in any major U.S. city--it's always been an element of urban life in the past half-century. Yet in L.A., it can be more unavoidable than in other cities.
When the Economy Is Explained By the Beatles
philosopher, passionate about culture, music, sports and peace
If you can picture the Beatles explaining today's economy through their songs' lyrics, I suggest you take a look at Federico Rampini's work.
Small & Big: The Interrelation That Exists
St. Gallen Symposium
The world's leading student initiative for intergenerational d...
Small is compact and constricted, always seen in comparison to big. The current global scenario demands an existence of both in equal forms. Small maybe frowned upon in terms of size, but it is the reason why big exists.
'Atheism to Replace Religion by 2041': A Clarification
The Human Beast
This story was recently taken up by the Guardian Express and the International Business Times, whose writers were responding to a prediction in my book
Why Atheism Will Replace Religion
. I want to correct some of their errors and clarify the actual claim.
The Least Developed Country In The World?
2011 Human Development Index
4 Wealthy Countries That Performed Executions In 2010
Howard Steven Friedman
Statistician and health economist for the United Nations; Teac...
Of the 26 countries that are categorized as free, only the U.S. and Japan had performed executions in 2010. This can be contrasted with the nearly 25% of countries classified as authoritarian that performed executions in 2010.
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Jobs, Equity and Voice: Why Both Economic and Political Inclusion Matter in the Arab World
Administrator, United Nations Development Programme
In both Tunisia and Egypt, we have longstanding programs to advance human development. We are now working with the national authorities on support for their countries' next steps.
Highest And Lowest Life Expectancies Around The World: 2010 Human Development Index (PHOTOS)
Curtis M. Wong
Best And Worst Places To Live: 2010 Human Development Index (PHOTOS)
Curtis M. Wong
9 Signs Of America In Decline: Bad News For Jobs, Education, Happiness
The sky isn't falling, exactly. America isn't on a fast track to irrelevance. Even in a state of total neglect, we could
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