How the Clinton-Trump Race Got Close

Paul Krugman – The New York Times Monday’s presidential debate was a blowout, surely the most one-sided confrontation in American political history. Hillary Clinton was knowledgeable, unflappable and — dare we say it? — likable. Donald Trump was ignorant, thin-skinned… Continue Reading

Muslims in Europe: Can There Be Social Harmony ?

By Rose Delaney ROME, Sep 2016 (IPS) – Although 20 million Muslims reside in Western Europe, establishing social harmony between the Muslim community and their European counterparts has proved exceedingly challenging.Much to the dismay of international humanitarian agencies and anti-racism… Continue Reading

China, Germany and Sliding US Demand

By Lili Bayer – Geopolitical Futures Declining U.S. demand for major exporters’ goods could spell disaster. The world’s exporters are in turmoil. Over the past days, we learned that Chinese exports fell 2.8 percent in August compared to the same… Continue Reading