November 1, 2012

How the UK Can End World Poverty

J.M. Shaw, Standpoint

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TAGGED: global economy, Poverty, UK


October 21, 2012
Global Lower Middle Class Is Restless
Doug Saunders, Globe & Mail
Around the world, politicians are making the same discovery. Their constituents, who were satisfied simply not to be poor a generation ago, have now entered an era that might be called the Great Frustration. Those people on the... more ››
October 25, 2012
Fall of Living Standards Has Just Begun
Jeremy Warner, Daily Telegraph
At the time, I was minded to dismiss the suggestion as unduly alarmist. As the years pass, however, the forecast is if anything beginning to look on the over optimistic side. Indeed, according to a first attempt by the Office for... more ››
October 22, 2012
China Won't Repeat Japan's Mistakes
Koh Gui Qing, Reuters
China has defied doomsayers who have warned for years that the biggest economy in Asia would soon suffer a Japan-style boom and bust. It will continue to defy them for years to come. At first glance, there appear to be some... more ››
October 25, 2012
Tracking the Global Gender Gap (PDF)
World Economic Forum
The key for the future of any country and any institution is the capability to develop, retain and attract the best talent. Women make up one half of the world’s human capital. Empowering and educating girls and women... more ››
October 29, 2012
How Canada Got Its House in Order
Brian Lee Crowley, Washington Post
As Washington’s fiscal profligacy is debated, few have pointed to a tremendous budgetary turnaround achieved in the mid-1990s. Over just a few years, between 1995 and 1998, Canada transformed a $32 billion federal deficit,... more ››