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Bachelet vs. Bolton (project-syndicate)

България, балканите и света 15.09.2018   By Aryeh Neier   The new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, arrives on the job at a time when the office she leads is coming under attack – and not only from the usual suspects. In fact, it is US National Security Adviser John Bolton, a longtime adversary of the UN, who poses the biggest threat. NEW YORK – On September 1, Michelle Bachelet, the former president of Chile, took office as the United Nations...   прочети повече

A Fragmented Multilateralism? (project-syndicate)

България, балканите и света 13.09.2018   By Kemal Derviş   With multilateral frameworks under attack, a new system in which country groupings – based on, say, geography or worldview – would formulate their own sets of rules may seem like a viable alternative. But the trend toward increasingly close economic and even social interdependence demands global rules and standards. WASHINGTON, DC – Amid ongoing attacks by US President Donald Trump, the battle for the future of multilateralism has...   прочети повече

Три идеи Римского клуба: К 50-летию подведения мины под человечество (km.ru)

България, балканите и света 10.09.2018   Автор:  Валентин Катасонов   Чаще всего говорят, что Римский клуб – «мозговой трест» (think tank), занимающийся прогнозированием мировых процессов. Однако он принципиально отличается от других подобных учреждений. Римский клуб является институтом,...   прочети повече

Ротшильд обеспокоен: мировому порядку грозит опасность (РИА новости)

България, балканите и света 29.08.2018   Автор: Иван Данилов   Лорд Джейкоб Ротшильд обратился к инвесторам своего фонда RIT Capital Partners с традиционным посланием. В нем содержатся не только и не столько финансовые результаты фонда, которым управляет сам Ротшильд, сколько его мысли о состоянии...   прочети повече

Running against Bernie in 2020: It’s easier than you think (Yahoo News)

България, балканите и света 21.08.2018   By Matt Bai   Last week, New Orleans hosted the annual convention known as Netroots Nation, which started as a fringe gathering of the digital left in 2006 and has become a staple of mainstream Democratic politics. The celebrity senators Cory Booker and Kamala Harris were there this year to rev up the crowd. So was their colleague Elizabeth Warren, who sent the house into a full-throated roar. Tim Ryan, the Ohio congressman who’s been critical of his...   прочети повече

Equality for All? (project-syndicate)

България, балканите и света 21.08.2018   By Roger E.A. Farmer   Over the past half-century, globalization has narrowed the gap between rich and poor in the world as a whole. But the gap between rich and poor within Western democracies has widened, posing serious risks to the hard-fought gains of social and democratic reform movements over the past 200 years. LONDON – Last month, I was invited to speak at the York Festival of Ideas, an annual forum for debating alternative, predominantly progressive...   прочети повече

Trump’s Victorious Retreats (project-syndicate)

България, балканите и света 21.08.2018    By Anatole Kaletsky   Why does US President Donald Trump keep making empty threats against other countries? While his detractors think he is simply a braggart, a fool, and an ignoramus, there could be a less unflattering, though equally depressing, explanation. LONDON – Will Donald Trump back down in his trade war with China, or will he win it? The answer is probably both. Trump’s characteristic sequence of blood-curdling threats – “fire and...   прочети повече

Germany’s Dangerous Nuclear Flirtation (project-syndicate)

България, балканите и света 20.08.2018   By Wolfgang Ischinger   Opening a debate on German nuclear armament, as some are advocating, would be the geopolitical equivalent of walking into checkmate. Rather than discuss a scenario that would damage the strategic environment in Europe, leaders should instead focus on reinforcing military alliances and strengthening conventional capabilities. BERLIN – As in a game of chess, there are geopolitical moves through which a country can – unwittingly –...   прочети повече

Nationalism, Immigration, and Economic Success (roject-syndicate)

България, балканите и света 30.07.2018   By Jason Furman   There can be no question that immigration provides a net economic benefit to advanced economies, particularly those experiencing a retirement boom. But as long as anti-immigrant sentiment dictates the political narrative, growth will suffer, and resurgent populist forces will grow stronger. CAMBRIDGE – One of the central challenges facing the world’s advanced economies is slowing growth. Over the last decade, growth rates in the advanced...   прочети повече

New Rules for the New Global Economy (project-syndicat)

България, балканите и света 30.07.2018   PROJECT SYNDICATE interviews JIM O'NEILL   With Donald Trump’s presidency hastening the decline of the US-led international order, questions of global governance have become increasingly urgent. Many of the economic-policy decisions that the United States, China, and other emerging players make today will be felt for decades to come. Editors’ note: Listen to the conversation with PS Editors’ Podcast. Tune in to all episodes from your favorite...   прочети повече