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Social Media: Economics: Globalization

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The End of Europe?
Author argues that the European Union, rather than presenting a 'counterweight' to American power in economic, political, cultural, and international terms, is actually an entity 'on the brink of decl... Read More...


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Broadening the Transatlantic Relationship
Article argues that a strong Europe is in United States' interest - to foster a more open trading order and a more democratic world as well as to combat common threats such as global terrorism and we... Read More...


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Renewing the Atlantic Partnership
Authors argues that in order to revitalize the Atlantic alliance, Europe and America must forge new "rules of the road" governing the use of force, adapt NATO to meet today's threats coming from outsi... Read More...


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Mutual Incomprehension:U.S.-German Value Gaps beyond Iraq.
Scholar argues that the recent tension between the Unted States and Germany demonstrates that U.S.-German relations are characterized by a mutual incomprehension of each other’s political culture an... Read More...


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A New European Divide
Author warns of the new divide in Europe that excludes the former Soviet Union (Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, the Caucasus, Moldova and Central Asia) from integrating in the West. By James M. Goldgeier. (... Read More...


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A Strategy to Strengthen Transatlantic Partnership
Report offers a series of recommendations to foster a more stable and productive global relationship between the US and the European Union (Transatlantic Policy Network, 12/4/2003) Read More...


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Cracks in the West? Reflections on the Transatlantic Relationship
Study documents the 'cracks' in the transtalantic relationship, identifying their potential causes, and outlining possible policy responses. Explanations are offered based on three leading schools of ... Read More...


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Free trade, like sunlight, is a necessity
Protectionism is in vogue even among American voters. Carlos Alberto Montaner explains. (Firmas Press, 04/04/2004) Read More...


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Top Ten Reasons to Oppose the Free Trade Area of the Americas
Once again, a sweeping "free trade" agreement is in the works that puts commercial interests above all other values. (Global Exchange, 03/12/2004) Read More...


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IMF Executive Board Discusses Lessons from the Crisis in Argentina
Public Information Notice on on the lessons from the crisis in Argentina. (IMF, 11/17/2003) Read More...


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A New Global Balance
The address by James D. Wolfensohn, president of the World Bank Group, to the board of governs in Dubai. The event was part of the Annual Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank. By James D. Wolfensohn... Read More...


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Greenspan warns on trade barriers
Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan warns that erecting trade barriers to stanch the flow of jobs overseas would eventually damage the US economy, stifling the innovation and competitive spirit th... Read More...


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Plunder and Profit
The IMF and World Bank continue to push privatization, in spite of its massive failures. By David Moberg. (In These Times, 3/4/2004) Read More...


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Don't Cry for Cancun
Despite the dramatic collapse of the recent trade talks in Cancun, things aren't nearly as bad as they seem. By Jagdish N. Bhagwati. (Foreign Affairs, 1/1/2004, $) Read More...


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North America's Second Decade
In just ten years, NAFTA has created the world's most formidable free trade area. The United States, Mexico, and Canada have many common interests; they need to pursue them in common ways. By Robert A... Read More...


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The Privatization of Foreign Aid: Reassessing National Largesse
Critics have long derided the U.S. government for stinginess in international giving. But such charges miss the point. Today, it is private funds that make the difference in poor countries, and here t... Read More...


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Candidates' replay of NAFTA debate misleads wary voters
NAFTA-bashing overstates the pact's impact on U.S. job losses during the 2001 recession and also ignores the economic benefits to American workers provided by NAFTA and world trade generally. (USA Tod... Read More...


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There's no realistic alternative to globalization
International growth abroad present opportunities for Canadians. The focus needs to be on successful globalization, not a narrow globalization captured and manipulated by neo-conservative ideologues. ... Read More...


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The New American Century
New Imperialism is already upon us. It's a remodeled, streamlined version of what we once knew. For the first time in history, a single empire with an arsenal of weapons that could obliterate the worl... Read More...


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Where the Jobs Went
Alan Reynolds pokes holes in the idea that outourcing solely to blame for job losses in manufacturing and IT fields. By Alan Reynolds. (Cato Institute, 2/16/2004) Read More...


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Outsourcing Good For U.S. and World Economies
Outsourcing not only cuts costs and benefits developing foreign economies, but it allows many high paid US workers to keep their jobs. By Bruce Bartlett. (National Center for Policy Analysis, 2/4/2004... Read More...


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WEF: Snail's Pace on Social Issues
Is the World Economic Forum living up to its ideal of "improving the state of the world" or is it just an elitist corporate club? By Alan Boyd.(Asia Times, 1/17/2004) Read More...


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OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)
The OECD groups 30 member countries sharing a commitment to democratic government and the market economy. Best known for its publications and its statistics. Read More...


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Wall St. Journal (United States)
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Making Foreign Aid Work
Argues not to end foreign aid, but for donors to know when to say when, cutting off countries that fail to adopt sound economic policies and rewarding those that do. By Carol Graham and Michael O'Hanl... Read More...


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Follow the Money
New technologies enable tiny, remote countries to make quick money through their underregulated banking systems. Recent multilateral initiatives have started to attack the problem. But if the Bush adm... Read More...


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Getting Debt Relief Right
Many argue that forgiving international debts will help relieve poverty in the world's poorest countries. The international community must figure out a way to ensure the proper use of debt-relief doll... Read More...


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The anti-American obsession
Jean François Revel discusses France reaction to the 'American standardization'. (The New Criterion, Vol. 22, No. 2, October/2003) Read More...


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The Oxfam Debate
Is Oxfam right to insist that increased access to Northern markets is a solution to the Third World's problems? A disscussion from both sides. (The Ecologist, December, 2003) Read More...


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