Activist and academic Raj Patel offers a stinging indictment of capitalism.
While Egypt’s pressure on Hamas has backed the Islamist movement into a corner, it has also inflamed Palestinian anger by doing so – and thus weakened Egypt’s power as a regional negotiator.
The Iceland financial crisis could intensify after a presidential veto of a bill to repay Britain and the Netherlands the billions they lost after Icelandic banks collapsed. The issue now goes to referendum – and could affect an EU membership bid and economic aid.
There are few means of ensuring that countries that sign international agreements actually comply; bilateral pacts could fix that.
On eve of the global warming summit in Copenhagen, Denmark, an informal global survey shows that public interest in the issue is waning. But many people are taking individual steps to curb global warming.
President Obama's job summit this week brings together CEOs and economists to brainstorm on how to bring down the unemployment rate. The challenge: creating jobs while trying to control record deficits.
In an age of global commerce and culture, boom cities include Shanghai, China, and Mumbai as well as Istanbul, Turkey, and São Paulo, Brazil.
Britain's Gordon Brown could fall, while Dutch populist Geert Wilders's anti-Islam stand finds new appeal.
The new party is fielding 600 candidates in two dozen countries. Will EU reform resonate with recession-weary voters?
A Christian Science perspective.