The government plans to start handing out cash grants to victims of the Pakistan floods in the coming weeks. Donations from abroad are dwindling as a costly recovery effort begins.
Government economists claim the economy would be worse without their stimulus package. We'll never know.
German banker and Bundesbank member Thilo Sarrazin caused a stir yesterday with remarks widely perceived as anti-Semitic. This comes on the heels of his disparaging comments about Muslim immigrants.
Treasury Secretary Geithner's recovery is a debt-financed nightmare.
West African cocoa farmers and their families should be cheering that a 'market cartel' has emerged, pushing cocoa prices up. Capitalism, so often the instrument of their oppression, is now working dramatically in their favor.
China’s communist party: Light on ideology, heavy on control.
WikiLeaks intelligence led Britain Prime Minister David Cameron to imply that Pakistan is 'exporting terror.' He is refusing to back down from the statement, despite Pakistan's quick rebuttal and criticism.
These are early days for Ghana and its off-shore oil, but recent wrangling over the ownership of exploitation rights raises fresh concern over whether the country can avoid the 'oil curse.'