A Germany That Bets Big — BRICS: Toward a Rio Consensus

 

July 15, 2014

Richter Scale

A Germany That Bets Big

Five unconventional moves that made Germany the 2014 World Cup champions. By Stephan Richter

EconoMatters

BRICS: Toward a Rio Consensus

The BRICS countries set out to overcome Western domination and the legacy of the “Washington Consensus.” By Kevin P. Gallagher

Globalist PhotoGallery

Ukraine’s Maidan Square: A Photo Essay

Memorials to the “Heavenly Hundred” in Kiev’s Maidan Square are a reminder of unfulfilled promises of reform. By Colin Cleary

Just the Facts

The Ancient Silk Road: What and Where It Was

A network that once carried gems, spices and silk now carries electronics.

The Globalist in the Global Media

Business Report (S. Africa): New Powers Ready for the “Rio Consensus” Era

Philippine Daily Inquirer: Toward a “Rio Consensus”

Japan Times: A Consensus for Giving BRICS More Leverage

Op-ed by Kevin P. Gallagher | July 14, 2014 | Read at TG

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China as Netanyahu’s New Friend

China’s economic and strategic footprint in Israel is growing. By Robert Hardy

Ukraine: This Time Is Different

A new commitment by Ukrainians to vigilance over their political leaders. By Colin Cleary

Putin’s Failure as a Grand Strategist

Vladimir Putin’s obsession with power could cause Russia to slip down the dragon’s throat. By William A. Nitze

Just the Facts: As China Gets Rich … The World Slows

The laws of economics dictate that as China becomes rich, world economic growth starts to slow.

Ukraine: How Far Will Putin Go?

A rebounding Ukraine provides Putin with tougher choices. By Holger Schmieding

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