Thinking global, living local: Voices in a globalized world

  • Mexico and the North American Free Trade Agreement

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    What do Nissan, Mazda, Chrysler, Volkswagen and Honda all have in common? That’s right, they’re all cars manufactured in Mexico. The country’s auto industry has boomed over the last 20 years and now manufactures more than 2.5 million vehicles a year, making it the fourth-largest exporter of new light vehicles […]

  • Certain about Uncertainty

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    Our blogger Josh Grundleger reports about the Bertelsmann Foundation’s fifth annual conference which focuses on economic growth through innovation, global financial governance and the eurozone crisis: “System Upgrade: Time for an Economic Reboot“. The Bertelsmann Foundation and its partner, the Financial Times, once again put together an insightful and intellectual conference […]

  • Mutual Benefits: The Path to Sustainable Governance

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    “There are men who fight one day and they are good, men who fight one year and they are better, men who fight many years and they are really great, but there are men that fight their entire lives, those are the essentials.”  – Bertolt Brecht, German Poet The days […]