Blog entries from: Global Public Square


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November 25 2014

From Global Public Square Tue Nov 25 2014, 18:33:52

Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN Fareed speaks with Ernesto Zedillo, an economist who served as president of Mexico and is now the director of the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization, and Ethan Nadelmann, the executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, about the war [...]

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From Global Public Square Tue Nov 25 2014, 18:26:51

Jorge Soto is a Mexico-based entrepreneur. This is the seventh in a series of articles from the World Economic Forum on the key challenges facing the world in 2015 as part of their Outlook on the Global Agenda. The views expressed are his own. Since the global economy crashed in 2008, there has been an [...]

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November 24 2014

From Global Public Square Mon Nov 24 2014, 17:45:13

For more What in the World watch Sundays at 10 a.m. & 1 p.m. ET on CNN By Global Public Square staff Here on television news, we spend a lot of time and energy talking about terrorism. Last week began with video released of another gruesome murder of an American by the Islamic State of Iraq [...]

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From Global Public Square Mon Nov 24 2014, 14:39:00

Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN By Fareed Zakaria Many believe the American economy has some inherent advantages over its major competitors - a more flexible structure, stronger entrepreneurial traditions, a more demographically dynamic society. Well, along comes a fascinating new book that says, you ain't seen [...]

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November 22 2014

From Global Public Square Sat Nov 22 2014, 22:21:20

Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN On GPS this Sunday: First, Fareed offers his take on how despite the gloomy mood among many voters at this month's midterm elections, the United States might be well-placed for success moving forward. "If one looks at the rest of the [...]

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November 20 2014

From Global Public Square Thu Nov 20 2014, 22:34:09

By Fareed Zakaria Two-thirds of Americans believe the country is on the wrong track, a poll number that has not shifted much in three years. The midterm election results were just another reflection of this pervasive discontent. And yet, looking at the rest of the world, what's striking is how well the United States is [...]

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From Global Public Square Thu Nov 20 2014, 09:09:20

Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN Fareed speaks with Stuart Butler, a Brookings scholar, who's written extensively on massive open online courses, or so-called MOOCs, and Anant Agarwal, who runs edX, a MOOC outfit founded by two bricks and mortar institutions. Stuart, explain first the kind of [...]

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From Global Public Square Thu Nov 20 2014, 08:40:10

By Fareed Zakaria "Western policy [on Russia] is driven by a combination of economic self-interest and increasing timidity. The EU mishandled much of the early strategy on Ukraine, sending mixed messages to Kiev and Moscow," writes John Kampfner for The Guardian. "Since the shooting down of the Malaysian airliner, the approach has become more consistent. [...]

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November 19 2014

From Global Public Square Wed Nov 19 2014, 19:09:48

Editor's note: Matt Damon and Gary White are co-founders of Water.org. The views expressed are their own. This is the fifth in a series of articles from the World Economic Forum on the key challenges facing the world in 2015 as part of their Outlook on the Global Agenda. The views expressed are the writer's [...]

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From Global Public Square Wed Nov 19 2014, 11:24:22

For more What in the World watch Sundays at 10 a.m. & 1 p.m. ET on CNN By Global Public Square staff Everyone was talking about the moment at last week's APEC Summit in Beijing when Russian President Vladimir Putin draped a shawl over the shoulders of China's First Lady. Many claimed he was flirting. Who [...]

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