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Our State of the Globe Series for 2004/05

The Globalist’s year in review for 2004.

July 24, 2005

The Globalist's year in review for 2004.

One of The Globalist’s most popular features is our year-end “State of the Globe” quote compilations. For the 2004/2005 edition, we zeroed in on six issues confronting the global community. Enjoy these compelling insights provided by well-known as well as unknown people from around the world.

State of the globe — Trade.

Toward Equity in Development
What were some of the key insights on global development in 2004?

Is Everybody on Edge Yet?
What are the central questions facing the global community in 2005?

State of the globe — Trade.

Europe — Global Magnet or Construction Site
Can Europe overcome the challenges ahead in the new year?

State of the globe — Politics.

The U.S. Economy — Teetering on the Brink?
Can the U.S. sustain its upswing despite growing imbalances?

State of the globe — Economy.

Asia as the World’s Pace Setter
Will Asia’s rise continue through the 21st century?

State of the globe — Society.

The Middle East — A Work in Progress
Will anybody take the first step in the Middle East?