In Travel We Trust: A Way of Life for Many Russians
‘Where are you from?’ is the first question everyone asks you. It’s a question I can’t stand. Explaining my origins and identity takes a long time. Why? Well, I was born in Vladivostok, a small city in the far east of Russia. I’ve lived in Tel Aviv, Budapest, Cairo […]
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Can Washington Fix the Economy?
Panelists at the Bertelsmann Foundation’s economic conference do not see much opportunity for progress in Washington DC; however, this might not be as bad as many think. Can gridlock be good if it prevents the government from doing too much harm?
The Search for Decent Work
This article was originally drafted by the African Center for Economic Transformation for the newsletter “West Africa Trends” as part of the Rockefeller Foundation’s Searchlight Process. For more Searchlight content on futurechallenges.org, please click here. Job creation is the biggest pressure on governments across the world especially as the global economy struggles to regain growth rates. […]
Heartbreak by the Nile
Globalization has great benefits and great side effects. When the global economy is doing well, a lot of people try moving to the developed world for a better life while an ailing economy also forces people to find jobs elsewhere. Economic knockdown is perpetuating bad labor practices both in the […]
Making a Comeback: The Bertelsmann Foundation’s 4th annual conference
Bertelsmann Foundation hosts its annual economic conference.