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PODCAST: What the super committee lost, Egypt's revolutionary flare up

Nov 22, 2011
We speak to the President of Panama Ricardo Martinelli about how the debt crises in the U.S. and Europe are affecting his country, and how Panama is continuing to grow. Reporter Mitchell Hartman shows us one place that was shaken to its core by the housing crisis. And what does the OWN network need to do to succeed?
Posted In: Egypt, super committee, GDP

Egyptian Stock Exchange put on hold in wake of protests

Nov 22, 2011
Protests in Egypt continue today, causing the stock exchange there in Cairo to shutdown trading.
Posted In: Egypt, Cairo, stock exchange

Protests continue in Egypt over government handover

Nov 22, 2011
The country is set to have elections next week, but tens of thousands of protesters have been gathering in Tahrir Square for four days to demand a quicker transfer of power to civilians.
Posted In: Egypt

Google's driving the GBus in Egypt

Sep 29, 2011
Starting this week, a Google-branded bus will begin a trek across Egypt looking for entrepreneurs. The idea is to find young people with big ideas,...
Posted In: Egypt, Google, Tech Report

Daily roundup of social media and jail: England and Egypt edition

Aug 17, 2011
Actually, if it's England, I guess we're talking about gaol....
Posted In: Egypt, england, Facebook, riots, Twitter

A Private Sector for the Public Good in Egypt

Jun 22, 2011
The World Bank may not have anticipated the Arab Spring uprisings, but they claim to have a plan for the future. They've announced billions of do...
Posted In: economy 4.0, Egypt, middle east, World Bank

In Egypt, Affordable Housing is the Price of Love

Jun 21, 2011
Think affordable housing is just a matter of number crunching and government regulation? How about sex? OK, so maybe not just "sex," but in Egy...
Posted In: affordable housing, alternative indicator, Arab Spring, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Egypt, Mamdouh Hamza, middle east, Ragui Assaad

Hernando de Soto on the Middle East's 'Informal' Revolution

Jun 20, 2011
Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto is best known for the big, paradigm-shifting idea of his 2000 book: The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Tr...
Posted In: Arab Spring, black market, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Egypt, Hernando de Soto, middle east, Mohamed Bouazizi, property rights, revolution, The Mystery of Capital, Tunisia

US funding secret internet access

Jun 13, 2011
The New York Times is reporting that the United States government is building internet and phone access systems that can be used even in the event...
Posted In: Clinton, Egypt, Internet, syria

UN declares internet access a human right

Jun 6, 2011
This is a more important story than anything Apple or Nintendo announces. Apple will have a new product, it will succeed or it won't, lives will be...
Posted In: apple, Egypt, nintendo, syria, UN, United Nations

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