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Globalization

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  • Cultural Exchange: French writers look beyond Paris

    Cultural Exchange: French writers look beyond Paris
    François Bon knows about the hidden cemetery just behind the Grande Arche, a minimalist monument to modernity that looms over France's version of Wall Street, or La Défense. The decision to surround the office buildings in one of Europe's largest...
  • In Theory: Should there be morality in the markets?

    Q. At a time of near-record food prices, Pope Benedict XVI has denounced speculation in commodities markets as “immoral” and called food and water “a basic human right.” According to the UN's Food and Agricultural Organization,...
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  • Chinese make big push into animation

    Chinese make big push into animation
    Entering the campus of the largest animation production facility in China, visitors are greeted by life-size statues of Disney and Pixar characters: Belle dancing with the Beast, Mowgli and Baloo sitting on a tree trunk and Buzz and Woody in a classic...
  • WTO: Global trade will slow down in 2012

    WTO: Global trade will slow down in 2012
    Cross-border trading will slow down this year as global economies deal with a rash of aftershocks from the European debt crisis, natural disasters in Japan and Thailand, fluctuating exchange rates, the Arab Spring protests and more, the WTO said Thursday....
  • IMF forecast: A 'very fragile' global recovery

    IMF forecast: A 'very fragile' global recovery
    Global economies — advanced and otherwise — are looking up, according to the International Monetary Fund. But the incoming growth that the organization foresees will happen on perilous ground. Economic output worldwide will increase 3.5% in...
  • A level playing field for jobs

    A level playing field for jobs
    President Barack Obama is initiating an "Insourcing American Jobs" dialogue with top business leaders. The latter are always looking for tax breaks and special benefits, and this could quickly degenerate into pleas for special treatment — whereas...
  • Metta Quintet celebrates jazz music

    Metta Quintet celebrates jazz music
    The New York-based Metta Quintet will explore new artistic territory in a one-night show in Orange County on Jan. 27 celebrating the globalization of jazz music. In "JazzReach: Big Drum/Small World" at the Irvine Barclay Theatre, the quintet will perform...
  • UConn Foundation Sending Malloy To Switzerland

    In a step into the spotlight on a prominent stage, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will attend the World Economic Forum annual meeting next week in Davos, Switzerland - a prestigious conference that draws world leaders in various fields. The University of...
  • Globalization: survival of the phoniest

    Globalization: survival of the phoniest
    As increased globalization forces countries to pretend that they like playing with all the other kids in the playground despite fearing they'll have their toys stolen, never has there been more blatant self-interest cloaked in the phony pretext of...
  • Under Duquette, Orioles will search far and wide for talent

    Under Duquette, Orioles will search far and wide for talent
    Fred Ferreira learned back in the mid-80s to never leave any corner of the baseball world unscouted. Talent is everywhere, and when Ferreira was a scout for the Yankees in 1985, it was on the tiny untapped island of Curacao. He heard of a hitter named...