While the current global refugee crisis is raising moral questions and stirring emotions, we should also consider what potential economic contributions can be made by refugees – who include teachers, engineers, entrepreneurs, and workers with other skills. In this presentation for the World Economic Forum, Christine Lagarde, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, discusses policies to reduce labour market barriers for refugees and harness their talents for the benefit of all.
As of late, I have seen a number of articles listing some fear of AI (Artificial Intelligence). The fear is based on some concept that the AI will magically become some kind of demon or […]
At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass., Abby Martin interviews world-renowned philosopher and linguist Professor Noam Chomsky. Prof. Chomsky comments on the presidential primary “extravaganza,” the movement for Bernie Sanders, the U.S.-Iran nuclear […]
Author: Gennady Stolyarov II I have, in the past, expressed ambivalence regarding the government of Oleksandr Turchynov and Arseniy Yatseniuk in Ukraine, but that government’s decision on May 1, 2014, to impose military conscription for […]