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  Economic Crisis and the Developing World

As the economic stimulus is passed by the U.S. Congress, media coverage focuses on how the U.S. is responding to the economic crisis. Much emphasis is placed on the U.S. response because it will have a world-wide impact. Yet the …

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  Globalization and the Tourism Industry

The current global recession is impacting the tourist industry worldwide and few places are immune. Countries, such as the UAE, which boasted about its immunity in April 2008, saw massive lay-offs in construction in its capital Dubai, only a few …

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  What India Think About Globalization

For many India seems to provide a case study of the paradoxes of globalization. Its IT sector offers a worldwide hub to Western countries who want to outsource their work to India’s educated workers, who are much cheaper than their American …

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  Global Accounting

Many blame a simple accounting rule known as “mark-to-market” as a contributing factor to the financial crisis. As banks and corporations are facing huge losses and potential bankruptcy, understanding the role of accounting and it associated system of global rules …

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  What the World Thinks: Barack Obama

Hope, and cautious optimism prevails towards U.S. President-elect Obama. Many look to him for new leadership on the world stage, tackling and solving the current economic crisis and addressing issues such as the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, the Wars in Iraq and …

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  Global Banking 101

The Credit Crisis that has hit the world has impacted the world’s financial institutions. The lack of liquidity and trust in financial institutions is just starting to trickle down and impact “main streets” in countries around the world. Governments around …

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  Terrorism: Afghanistan, Pakistan and the World

The Al Qaeda terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11th, as well as the consequential war on Afghanistan declared by the United States shortly after, have catapulted the subject matter of terrorism to new heights. Terrorism has …

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  The Impact of Globalization on Tibet

Tibet has been a hot topic in 2008, dominating the news and setting word-of-mouth on fire. Partially responsible for this recent uproar is the fact that there has been a drastic rise in Tibetan protests. The New York Times reports …

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  What the Muslim World Thinks About Globalization

Globally, Muslims are part of diverse cultures, socioeconomic classes, and ethnicities. They comprise the second most populous religious demographic in the world. The topic of globalization has both intensely positive and negative connotations in the Muslim world. For those residing …

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  The Limitations of International Laws: Zimbabwe Case Study

A historic, peaceful election was held in Zimbabwe on March 29th 2008. Morgan Tsvangirai , head of the opposition party, Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) won by a small margin against incumbent Robert Mugabe, head of the ruling, Zanu-PF party. …

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