Blog entries from: Global Public Square


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April 22 2014

From Global Public Square Tue Apr 22 2014, 19:02:07

For more Last Look, watch GPS, Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN There's an interesting new spy film that's just been released called "Game of Pawns." Never heard of it? It's the dramatization of a harrowing true story. And it's not by some Hollywood fat cat studios. Rather, the FBI was [...]

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From Global Public Square Tue Apr 22 2014, 13:13:44

Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN Fareed speaks with Simon Schama, professor of history at Columbia University and author of The Story of the Jews, about the roots of anti-Semitism. And what about Arab anti-Semitism - is anti-Semitism, as is sometimes claimed, a kind of European idea [...]

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April 21 2014

From Global Public Square Mon Apr 21 2014, 16:12:40

By Fareed Zakaria "President Putin is currently riding a surge of popularity at home, propelled in no small measure by his assertive moves in Ukraine. When tallied in mid-March by state polling group VTsIOM, Mr. Putin's approval stood at nearly 72 percent, a gain of almost 10 percentage points from earlier in the year," writes [...]

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From Global Public Square Mon Apr 21 2014, 12:05:58

For more What in the World watch Sundays at 10 a.m. & 1 p.m. ET on CNN By Global Public Square staff The $32 million cable car in the video has not been used since 2012. There is a federally funded extraterrestrial museum, also abandoned. And there is a multi-billion dollar railroad. It was supposed [...]

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From Global Public Square Mon Apr 21 2014, 11:57:49

By Robin Guittard, Special to CNN Editor's note: Robin Guittard is Caribbean team Campaigner at Amnesty International. The views expressed are his own. "I don't feel free," Franklin Jaque José told me. "You're in a circle where they get you trapped." Franklin is just one of thousands of Dominicans of Haitian descent who face significant [...]

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April 20 2014

From Global Public Square Sun Apr 20 2014, 14:40:36

By Dana Sherne A groundbreaking new study, the Social Progress Index, suggests that economic development is "necessary but not sufficient" for social progress and quality of life.The bad news for America? It isn't even close to being number one. Each component of the rankings includes a range of subcategories that reveal a greater diversity than [...]

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April 19 2014

From Global Public Square Sat Apr 19 2014, 10:09:23

Fareed speaks with Michael Porter, a professor at the Harvard Business School, about a groundbreaking new social progress index - and how the United States is lagging on many indicators. Watch the video for the full interview or on GPS this Sunday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN. You were shocked at what [...]

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April 18 2014

From Global Public Square Fri Apr 18 2014, 17:09:22

Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN On GPS this Sunday: GPS will bring you the latest on the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. Then, we'll go in-depth on sanctions. Many said they would never work, and that Russian President Vladimir Putin wouldn't care. But have they actually done [...]

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From Global Public Square Fri Apr 18 2014, 17:08:44

By Tyler Cullis and Jamal Abdi, Special to CNN Editor's note: Tyler Cullis is a policy associate at the National Iranian American Council. Jamal Abdi is policy director at NIAC. The views expressed are the authors' own. The United States could be on the verge of securing a historic agreement over Iran's nuclear program, one [...]

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From Global Public Square Fri Apr 18 2014, 13:24:52

By Fareed Zakaria Over the past 2 months, we have watched what has looked like a minor version of the Cold War ramp up between the West and Russia. And it has left many people wondering, "How did we get here?" Was this confrontation inevitable or did the West mishandle Russia, from the start? In [...]

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