Japan is set up for a stint in the international spotlight, hosting the G20 summit at the end of June and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The media will never tire of Warren Buffett’s oracular pronouncements, nor will it dare to put them in perspective or critique them.
Yahoo Finance identifies a serious problem in US society and knows there’s only one way to solve it: inform people it’s their problem to solve.
There’s good and ugly economic news in Morocco and Tunisia, according to Oxfam and the IMF.Two recent reports highlight the challenges of developing an equitable and high-performing economy in North Africa. While Morocco and Tunisia have demonstrated a degree of political will in announcing goals for more equitable societies, there is opposition from traditional elites, and the structures of the economies themselves are obstacles to opening up opportunities for economic growth.
It’s not just the latest IMF forecast causing concern. Many straws in the wind point to tougher times ahead.
Deutsche Bank is in hot water after recent raids by police. What will happen next?Deutsche Bank faces its most severe test yet in the wake of police raids on its Frankfurt offices on November 29 over suspicions of helping its clients in money laundering. The scene was dramatic: 170 officers descended on six Deutsche Bank buildings, including its headquarters, and seized documents and files, according to an NPR report.
The Shaheen bill has the same rhetorical power as earlier proposals to eliminate tax deductibility for consumer ads.
The G-20 summit offers India a strategic opportunity to emerge as one of the stabilizing poles in a world with growing geopolitical uncertainty.
In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to John Milios, a Greek economist and social scientist.
The challenge of fixing India’s job crisis is an unachievable task for any one-term government. India is the world’s fastest-growing major economy. It is also home to the highest number of unemployed in the world. More than half of India’s 1.2-billion population is under the age of 25. These predominantly youthful voters cheered Prime Minister Narendra Modi to a historic electoral victory in 2014. As Modi’s term comes to an end this April, little change has come to these voters’ lives. This poorly educated and mostly unskilled workforce seems restless and vengeful.