Globalization

17 Jul 19
Adam

It has been two years of Trump’s presidency. If you are like me, you may have become accustomed to the endless waves of news cycle stories documenting this terrible presidency – and while this presidency has been bad, arguably the worst in history, it’s my belief that we should be prepared for even worse. Trump’s […]

17 Jul 19
il caffè americano

I was in my mother’s coastal Maine cabin- decorated with fine art plucked from the B&B inn from my childhood- lounging on the sofa, slightly overheated from the influenza bug I caught during a food-based research trip to Seoul, Korea. Without much else to do but ride out the illness, I cracked open Best American Food Writing, […]

17 Jul 19
Arcynewsy

President Joko Widodo, best known as Jokowi, just won the presidential election and will officially start his second term in October. Much of his economic homework is still outstanding, one of the most significant to deal with. The International Monetary Fund has described the US-China trade tension as the major source of global economy uncertainty. […]

17 Jul 19
Arcynewsy

"Travel safely, travel far, travel long and travel often" He says Nomadic Matt, the American who left his job to travel the world, write it and instruct others to do the same. But there is a downside to this whole journey, with its unprecedented volume of passengers moving from one side of the world to […]

17 Jul 19
Disciplinas do BCH/BCT e BRI/PRI da UFABC

– 19.07 – PROVA Estrutura e dinâmica do sistema financeiro contemporâneo – 23.07 – A crise de 2008, o Brasil e o G20 CARNEIRO, Luis Antonio Balduino. A Crise Financeira Internacional como Oportunidade para a Reforma da Arquitetura Financeira Internacional. In: Conferência Nacional de Política Externa e Política Internacional. O Brasil no mundo que vem […]

17 Jul 19
Community of Jesus

I have written quite a bit about my life at the Community of Jesus. Check out the archived posts for all of that. For now, I am sharing some of my educational journey after I left. This was for a course in Environmental Studies that I took in the Summer of 2014. This is the […]

17 Jul 19
FoodAnthropology

Organic Sovereignties. Struggles over Farming in an Age of Free Trade. Guntra A. Aistara. University of Washington Press. 2018. ISBN: 9780295743110. Laura Kihlstrom (University of South Florida) Guntra A. Aistara has written what the foreword of the book describes as the ‘first sustained ethnographic study of organic farmers outside the U.S.’. Organic Sovereignties is a […]

17 Jul 19
Outsider, Ethical Human Rights

The importance of understanding human rights which is the language of the elites. However, I was called into the office of the manager of the Human Rights Commission and informed that although Section 5(a) of the Human Rights Act 1993 requires the Commission to educate people in human rights successive governments since 1993 have refused […]

17 Jul 19
Digital Transformation for Everyone

While globalization is generally good for economic growth, the benefits are subject to diminishing marginal returns, according to a recent study of 147 countries from 1970 to 2014. Link > https://t.co/JZbB3lHnBJ @wef @IMFNews via @antgrasso #globalization #Economic #Growth https://t.co/k2zl5ymZhH

17 Jul 19
Niesha Raine

In my opinion nationalism has taken over the game of soccer. The actions of the fans and spectators is evidence that it isn’t about the game anymore. The author writes, “They have written about downsized men, the one’s whose jobs were outsourced to third-party labor… these men desperately wanted to reassert their masculinity.” (Foer, 2004) […]

17 Jul 19
We help you think smartly about the crypto and blockchain landscape in Asia 5-10 years out.

Suggested Solutions to Libra’s Basket of Currencies Back in June, David Marcus, head of the Libra, Facebook’s digital currency project, announced in advance of his testimony with the US House of Representatives, that Libra would be tied to a basket of low-risk securities and traditional, government-issued currencies, such as the dollar, euro, pound and yen.  Currently, […]

17 Jul 19
Your one stop for fun!

Two OPPO-sponsored events – the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket World Cup 2019 and The Championships, Wimbledon 2019 – have reached their conclusion. For OPPO, this marks the launch of what will be a fruitful long-term partnership with the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) and showcases emphatic success in sports marketing through the culmination […]