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  • Talent search goes out of States

    It's the poor stepchild of the baseball draft. For years it was barely regulated, which made it ripe for abuse. And even today it remains overlooked, underpublicized and all but ignored by most fans. Yet baseball's international signing period, which...
  • Review of 'Death by China: Confronting the Dragon – A Call to Action' by Peter W. Navarro and Greg Autry

    Editor's note: Chriss Street originally published this book review on his blog, Chriss Street and Company. There has been nothing more cowardly in my lifetime than the American government's dysfunctional response to China's economic imperialism. The...
  • What Chicago can learn from Toronto

    What Chicago can learn from Toronto
    TORONTO — Luminato, the festival of arts, culture and ideas that just concluded in Canada's largest city, has only been held for four years. But this citywide extravaganza already attracts a collective audience in excess of 1 million and spends...
  • Building the global university

    Building the global university
    At the turn of the 20th century, Professor Woodrow Wilson said that every man sent out from a university should be a man of his nation as well as a man of his time. At the beginning of the 21st century, we can say that every person sent out from a...
  • 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...