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  • China to surpass US, and India surpasses Japan
    China to surpass US, and India surpasses Japan
    “Times, they are a chang’n.” Reading the business news, China is projected to surpass the US probably. For certain, “India surpasses Japan in terms of PPP.” It all depends upon which method is used for calculation....
  • Zora Neale Hurston
    Zora Neale Hurston Takes On Everyone
    "Sometimes I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can they deny themselves the pleasure of my company?" Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960).Happy birthday to her!To call her a Harlem...
  • Internet network
    The global mind, Internet networks, and super consciousness
    Think with a global mind. Act wisely!In the 21st century, mankind finds a plethora of problems, many of which are global in scope. In the past, most of our problems were limited in scope by country, nation, or religious group. However, starting in...
  • Dollars
    Ecommerce global market expanding to include more specialized products
    The ecommerce landscape is steadily expanding across industries as more companies compete for dominance through leveraging all transaction mediums.Ecommerce hostinghas become more commonplace as organisations begin their migration to the Web to...
  • Monday: Screening of localization documentary 'The Economics of Happiness'
    Monday: Screening of localization documentary 'The Economics of Happiness'
    The Economics of Happinessis a one-hour film that vividly documents the impact of economic globalization on communities around the world, and advocates for economiclocalization as a viable, vibrant alternative.The film documents the harmful...
  • Free Trade
    Note to Paul Craig Roberts: Free trade doesn't exist
    In a Washington Times article Joseph Cotto interviewed Paul Craig Roberts under the headline, "Asking Paul Craig Roberts: Has free trade helped American households?"Libertarian News Examiner is admittedly more daft than deft when it...
  • Labor unions going the way of the buggy whip
    Labor unions going the way of the buggy whip
    Out of the violence at the Michigan capitol of Lansing, one can only surmise it was inevitability of changing times in this country.Michigan, the most famous union state in the nation’s history and birthplace of the United Auto Workers has...
  • Helena Norberg-Hodge
    This week: Screening of globalization documentary 'The Economics of Happiness'
    The Economics of Happiness is a one-hour film that vividly documents the impact of economic globalization on communities around the world, and advocates for economic localization as a viable, vibrant alternative.The Economics of Happiness was...
  • Ralph Lauren Blazer
    The “flat-world” myth persists in the MIA’s globalization exhibit
    What can one say of an exhibit theme that is based on a book scholars have dismissed as culturally misinformed, propaganda, intellectually impoverished and shockingly ignorant of history?Thomas Friedman’s The World Is Flat: A Brief History...
  • Obama and Romney Shake Hands
    American Abyss; the True Breaking Point of American Politics
    Onequestion has not been far from the minds and hearts of nearly every American this year—who are you voting for in the 2012 Presidential Election? Asking however is the simple act whereas answering may be nigh impossible for many voters....
  • Nigeria Battles Polio 50 Years After Discovery Of Vaccine
    The interdependence of truth and power
    Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe uses semiotics—the study of signs and symbols as elements of communicative behavior in his writing—as a rhetoric device in his short story “Things Fall Apart,” published in 1958. The story is...
  • Global village
    Commuting to the global village? Cross-cultural competency can help
    Tomorrow’s workplace will be global in scope. As social technologies make international team building simpler, workers should expect to regularly partner with colleagues from diverse personal and professional backgrounds. To do so...
  • odd car
    Federal fire-drills and security in Tampa
    The city of Tampa is far from small, but rarely has it received immense amounts of national attention within recent years. However, as Tampa prepares itself for the upcoming GOP Convention, there has been a noticeable increase in official...
  • A May Day rally is planned for Baltimore
    A May Day rally is planned for Baltimore
    May Dayis defined asthe May 1st date annually celebrated by workers around the world as an expression of their international solidarity and shared political aspirations for freedom. Most Americans associate May Day celebrations mainly with...
  • Thomas Maloney and Richard Falk
    Professor opens global justice conference and talks about climate crisis part 2
    In his opening keynote address, Richard Falk talked about globalization and the crises facing the world.According to Falk, there is a gap between when a problem can feasibly be addressed and when it becomes a necessity to address it to avoid...