The Globalist Research Center: 2012 Highlights
The Globalist Research Center presents its top features published in 2012.
|1.||The Real Winners and Losers of Globalization
Branko Milanovic | October 25, 2012
Globalization has radically changed global income dynamics. So who has won and who has lost?
|2.||Green China (Four Parts)
John Mathews | November 22, 2012
China is betting its economic future on investments in alternative energy sources.
|3.||The Idea of American Exceptionalism (Four Parts)
“Thomas Paine” | July 4, 2012
Has the United States lost the set of civic values that made it exceptional among nations?
|4.||Limbaugh, Lipitor and the Incivility of American Political Life (Two Parts)
Edward Bernton | March 6, 2012
Is the widespread use of statins such as Lipitor responsible for America’s politics of anger?
|5.||The British Seeds of American Decline
Michael Lind | July 31, 2012
Is the decline of the United States as an economic superpower inevitable? Or can it avoid the mistakes of past superpowers?
|6.||America’s Dark Shadows: Aurora, Sikhs and Guns
Michael Vlahos | August 7, 2012
Can the inhuman act of a single person lay bare the neuralgia of an entire people?
|7.||Ayn Rand: The Siren of U.S. Conservatism (Two Parts)
Brent Ranalli | November 2, 2012
If Reagan is the father of modern U.S. conservatism, Ayn Rand is certainly its mother.
|8.||Can De-Chemicalizing Agriculture Save the Planet?
Chandran Nair | November 27, 2012
If pesticides, fertilizers and genetically-modified seed aren’t good for the planet, who are they good for?
|9.||Africa’s Resurgence and the Future of the Global Economy
Mzukisi Qobo | December 7, 2012
Africa’s leaders need to rebuild the relationship between market and state, while supporting human development through education and social support.
|10.||Sovereign Debt Difficulties: Had Enough Yet?
Barry Herman | December 14, 2012
Can the fragmentary and chaotic process of resolving sovereign debt crises be made fairer and more effective?
|Global Governance Talk Vs. African Reality
Kandeh K. Yumkella | May 16, 2012
Is Africa in danger of giving up its abundant natural resources and still losing the economic development game?
|To Secede or Not to Secede: The Case of Europe
Pankaj Ghemawat | July 2, 2012
Will the economic costs of secession keep Europe’s separatist movements in check?
|Nine Population Strategies to Stop Short of Nine Billion
Robert Engelman | July 14, 2012
What steps can be taken to slow the world’s population growth without engaging in “population control”?
|New Oil? The Energy Revolution in Reverse
Ian Johnson | September 17, 2012
Are new sources of oil getting harder and too costly to find, extract and distribute?
|Greece Needs a Revolution, But
Thanos Skouras | October 15, 2012
What will happen if Greece’s current government fails and the neo-communist party Syriza takes over?
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