By Fredrik Erixon, director and cofounder of the European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE), a world-economy think tank based in Brussels, and was the Convenor of the Transatlantic Task Force on Trade, a joint project of ECIPE and the German Marshall Fund of the US that spearheaded the TTIP negotiations… 810 more words
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Social media will drive Chinese liberalization: Google’s Schmidt | SAMAA TV.
LONDON: The rise of social media in China will lead to liberalisation, and as more and more people go online China’s government will be powerless to halt the changes, Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google Inc, has said. 194 more words
Many armchair critics rightly observe that many other armchair critics complain about problems in Zambia without offering solutions (ironically, they equally offer no solutions either). So today, let’s debate some ideas about what specific steps a government of a poor nation needs to do to produce prosperity. 1,162 more words
Though middle classes usually have been perceived by the political establishment to have only marginal importance based on its numerical sparseness vis-à-vis the electoral politics, the centerpiece of a mass democracy like India, they have always played a significant role in shaping the public opinion on a number of issues that affect Indian society, politics and economy. 1,776 more words
EU Council suggests ‘expeditious examination of proposal for full liberalization of wine imports from Moldova’
Meeting in on October 18 in Luxemburg, the Foreign Affairs committee of the Council of the European Union said that they “took stock of preparations regarding the trade aspects of the EU’s association agreements Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine ahead of an Eastern Partnership summit.” 194 more words