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The Global Economy at work

Feb 26, 2015
What's the connection between sunglasses, white gloves, and an economic slump?
Posted In: six routes, Germany, global economy
Motorists que on Onitsha-Asaba highway at the bustling Onitsha motor park.

How do you make a better life, and what does it mean?

Feb 20, 2015
When the global economy collides with real life, what happens?
Posted In: six routes, Nigeria, bbc world service
The Instagram logo is displayed on an Apple iPhone.

Fun Fact Friday: Social media, still a thing making tons of money

Feb 20, 2015
Catherine Rampell from The Washington Post and Sudeep Reddy of the Wall Street Journal wrap up the week in news. But, what else did we learn this week?
Posted In: Snapchat, instagram, Agriculture

American architects find creative freedom in Shanghai

Feb 20, 2015
Some view China as an opportunity to be bold.
Posted In: Shanghai, architecture, China

The "side business" phenomenon in Nigeria

Feb 19, 2015
Turning your 5 to 9 job into a global business, the Nigerian way.
Posted In: Nigeria, Small Business, corruption, electric grid
While Ithaca might be a "gorges" upstate New York town, its snow-burdened visitor's bureau recently joked guests should check out Florida instead.

Visitors bureau in Ithaca wins at marketing

Feb 19, 2015
Snowy upstate New York town tells visitors to check out Florida instead.
Posted In: snow, New York, tourism
Bathers relax at the pebble and sand beach beside turquoise waters at Porto Katsiki, on the island of Lefkada, Greece.

Germany says no to a six month extension for Greece

Feb 19, 2015
A conversation with economist Elena Panaritis, advisor to the Greek government.
Posted In: Greece, Germany, Euro zone

Growth of fair trade brings benefits for artisans

Feb 18, 2015
Big American retailers are looking to sell more traditional, hand-made items.
Posted In: Fair trade, guatemala

Brussels finance talks have Greeks feeling cornered

Feb 17, 2015
Many Greeks leaving the eurozone as a huge waste of time and money.
Posted In: Greece, bailout, Eurozone
Egyptian Foreign Affairs minister Sameh Shoukry and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry gave a press conference as part of the Gaza Donor Conference in Cairo, late 2014.

Egypt finds alternative to U.S.- made warplanes

Feb 16, 2015
Egypt's purchase of French fighters could say as much about money as politics
Posted In: Egypt, defense department, military aid

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