Globalization in 2017, US racism and other top stories of the week
Davos insights on the future of jobs. Expert forecasts and how to prepare It’s possibly the best place in the world. What’s behind Sweden’s success ?
What to expect from globalization this year. A new leader and a new deal? The business case for migrants. More evidence that immigration helps economies . These businesses are standing up to anti-Muslim discrimination . Why aren’t we investing more in women? Seven myths that are to blame. New partnerships needed. Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals .
“He’s more machine now than man.” Robotic hearts might make us all a little more Darth Vader . The dangers of white nationalism in the US. Is online racism now normal? To fight authoritarianism in cyberspace America needs the right strategy . Will climate change increase conflicts? A new study shows that when the world cooled down, wars hotted up . Construction workers’ poems in China today. Insights into migrant labour .
Will China become the new leader of global trade? Opinions from the Arabic press on the Chinese President’s speech in Davos. ( The National ) The trade war may have already begun. Cites interview with the Eurogroup president at Davos. ( New York Times ) 170 years until gender parity. The Global Gender Gap Report provides data. ( Washington Post )
Japan’s economy may soon accelerate. The Bank of Japan Governor raised his forecast at a Forum panel discussion. ( Nikkei Asian Review ) Time for the US to focus on infrastructure. A Congressman’s op-ed cites the Global Competitiveness Report . ( The Hill )
SOURCE: World Economic Forum