Jul 24, 2013 As the low-paid service sector grows and the old middle-class shrinks -- can the 'middle out' approach help service workers?
Jul 24, 2013 Though explicitly mentioned only once, the philosophy of "middle-out" economics informed his entire speech, where he promised to “reverse the forces that have conspired against the middle class for decades.”
Jul 10, 2013 Some fear the closures could hurt immigrants -- Somali expatriates in particular -- who rely on the transfer services to send funds back home.
Jul 5, 2013 In Kenya, a growing group of amateur aviation enthusiasts are building homemade flying machines out of everything from junk metal to old car engines.
Jun 26, 2013 Will the president's stop in Senegal signal new business relationships with West Africa?
Jun 26, 2013 President Obama's week-long trip to Africa will take him to Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania. Obama's visit is aimed, in part, at increasing U.S. trade and investment in Africa.
Jun 21, 2013 A new report out this week shows that while pirate attacks off the Somali coast have plummeted, there's a growing threat on the other side of the continent.
Jun 6, 2013 It'll be President Obama's first visit with Chinese leader Xi Jinping since he took power in March. China Correspondent Rob Schmitz breaks down what's working — and not working — between the world's two biggest economies.
Jun 3, 2013 Countries from central and east Africa gather to talk solar power as Africa emerges as a market for alternative energy.
May 29, 2013 In some cases, a dearth of infrastructure can actually lead to innovation. No where is this more true than in the developing world.