global economy

Debra Dean Murphy 03-30-2011

At the end of Roland Joffé's exquisite film, The Mission, a brief exchange between a Portuguese ambassador and a papal emissary sums up the tension between globalization (the movie's subject matter) and a worldvi

Debra Dean Murphy 01-26-2011
"Education is not primarily an industry and its proper use is not to serve industries, either by job-training or by industry-subsidized research." --
Marque Jensen 06-03-2010

If migration policy was "freed" or emancipated, people could respond to real work opportunities, economies would be able to grow globally, the federal and state focus could be put on fighting crime and http://www.latina.com/lifestyle/news-politics/immigration-

Justin Fung 04-30-2010

It'd be nice if enacting a law would solve the problem, wouldn't it?

Sondra Haaga 01-27-2010

America, dominating the global economy, imports more goods than it exports. What is less tangible, but possibly more important, is how America exports its values to a rapidly interconnecting global society.

Just peace theory is the middle way between pacifism and just war theory. It recognizes the moral force of nonviolence and the goal of a world that solves its disputes through nonviolent means.
Jim Wallis 07-09-2009
As the G8 Summit begins in Italy, Pope Benedict XVI has released a new encyclical on the global economy.
Ray Offenheiser 04-07-2009
The realities of global poverty are very stark.
Ryan Beiler 04-01-2009

In the face of international resistance to the U.S. role in resolving the global economic crisis, President Barack Obama raised his arts of persuasive communication to new heights, delivering his latest comments to the G-20 while cradling the puppy he plans to give to his daughters Sasha and Malia.

Jim Wallis 03-24-2009
Next week, leaders of the G-20, the 19 countries with the largest economies and the European Union, will meet in London.
Andy Clasper 03-23-2009
It would have been the last thing they expected. They thought this was their chance to discredit him on a point of law they thought was safe ground.
Elizabeth Palmberg 03-11-2009
[continued from part one] Recently, Neil Watkins took some time to answer a few questions fr
Elizabeth Palmberg 03-11-2009
Recently, Neil Watkins took some time to answer a few questions from Sojourners assistant editor Elizabeth Palmberg about the upcoming G-20 meeting, the global economic crisis, and hel
Jim Wallis 03-05-2009

Last Friday, I met a vice president for the insurance giant AIG. While I try to be a gracious person, senior management for a giant corporation highly culpable for our current crisis and currently eating up billions in public funds wasn't my top choice for grace that day.

Jim Wallis 01-30-2009

In a plenary session titled "The Values behind Market Capitalism" yesterday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, I started with this observation:

Jim Wallis 09-25-2008
This week, with the news of the U.S. financial crisis dominating the headlines, the United Nations General Assembly opened its annual meeting.

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