The Globalist’s Top Features of 2012
The Globalist presents its top ten features for 2012.
December 26, 2012
|1.||Not a Global Crisis, But the West’s (And Keynes Can’t Help)
Meghnad Desai | June 27, 2012
Why is the current economic crisis in Europe and the United States likely to be unresponsive to Keynesian solutions?
|2.||The Nordic Model’s Economic Appeal (Two Parts)
Daniel Sachs | May 28, 2012
The Nordic model has been hailed for its social successes. But does it make good economic sense?
|3.||Developing World: First Democratize, Then Restrain Yourself?
Kandeh K. Yumkella | December 5, 2012
Can we really turn around now and say to the developing world: How about changing the amount of beef you eat?
|4.||China’s Millennial Doubts
Michael Vlahos | November 10, 2012
China will soon be under new leadership. But the real change in China is taking place further down the generational chain.
|5.||The Narrative of the Privileged American Male
Terri Langston | November 20, 2012
Why are Republicans having such a hard time coming to grips with their electoral defeat?
|6.||Wall Street: Wake Up, Step Up or Shut Up
Dennis M. Kelleher | November 8, 2012
Wall Street lost its bid to unseat President Obama. Now it should get onboard with sensible regulation and oversight.
|7.||No Fracking Way
Deborah Goldberg | October 1, 2012
Is the controversial extraction technique of hydraulic fracturing adequately regulated?
|8.||Global Citizens and the Global Economy
Nancy Birdsall | September 24, 2012
How can global citizens and international institutions create the conditions for inclusive and sustainable economic growth?
|9.||Imagining a Post-Military World (Two Parts)
Oscar Arias | August 21, 2012
Can the world’s governments strike a better balance in what it spends on security and what it spends on the world’s neediest people?
|10.||From the American Century to the Competition Century
Charles A. Kupchan | April 16, 2012
Western dominance will wane in the 21st century, but what will take its place?
|America’s Mommy Wars: A Transatlantic Perspective
Sabine Muscat | July 26, 2012
Are German women justified in admiring the progress on gender equity that American women have made in the workplace?
|Is India’s Economic Growth Sustainable?
Lydia Powell | September 13, 2012
Do traditional measures of economic growth and progress emperil the sustainable use of our natural resources?
|Religion and Economic Success in Europe (Two Parts)
Luis Francisco Martínez Montes | June 2, 2012
Why does the idea persist that Europe’s Catholic nations have always been economic slow-growers?
|The Middle East’s Voracious Appetite for Energy
Blake Clayton | November 29, 2012
Is it possible that Saudi Arabia could one day become a net importer of oil?
|The New Geopolitics of Food
Lester Brown | October 9, 2012
How can we help those on the lower rungs of the global economic ladder cope with rising food prices?