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You Can Reprogram Yourself to Be a Positive Person and You Should

Rational optimists are much more in touch with reality than chronic pessimists.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The end of a relationship or the failure of your business can make you feel negative. <i>Life</i> can make you feel negative. We all have to persevere …

Happiness

Bernie Sanders just gave the most powerful speech of his campaign: Why his socialism address was a defining moment

<b>Bernie Sanders (AP/Michael Dwyer)</b><p>Situating socialism within the larger American experience, Sanders forcefully challenged free market dogma<p>Sean Illing<p>November 20, 2015 9:48pm (UTC)<p>Bernie Sanders gave a remarkable speech yesterday at Georgetown University. It won’t receive the coverage it deserves, …

Middle-class

Inclusive growth needed to avert EM crisis

<i>By Richard Samans, World Economic Forum</i><p>“Are emerging markets already mired in a ‘crisis’,” the FT asked this week. The word is starting to surface, …

Morocco sets off on 10 year plan to hold back the desert

The road to Fam El Hism in south eastern Morocco is a lonely, hot and dusty one.<p>The harsh climate and low rainfall means little grows here.<p>According to Morocco’s High Commission for Water, Forests and the Fight against Desertification, 80 per cent of the country is prone to desertification.<p>The …

The Cause of Ethiopia's Recurrent Famine Is Not Drought, It Is Authoritarianism

Twenty years ago one Ethiopian Diaspora in Washington asked the late Prime minister Meles Zenawi what his vision for the country was. A rather polite and amiable Meles outlined his vision in a very human centered way. He said he hopes that in ten years every Ethiopian will have enough to eat three …

Middle Class Incomes Yet To Recover From Crisis As Wealth Gap Widens

<i>“First, widening inequality is a very long-term trend, one that has been decades in the making. The degree of inequality we see today is primarily</i> …

Income Inequality

Ethiopia: Addis Ababa Metro set for completion in January

<b>Ethiopian capital's metro set for completion in January</b><p><b>By Aaron Maasho</b><p><b>ADDIS ABABA, Dec 18 (Reuters)</b> - Ethiopia expects to complete the Chinese-backed …

Why An Oil Crash Is Exactly What Obama Needs

"Even President Barack Obama likely would agree that 2014 has been a tough year for him—and he doubtless would welcome a sign that he will catch a break or two in 2015," Gerald Seib, the Washington bureau chief of The Wall Street Journal, wrote on Monday. "Well, here's one: Low oil prices ... are …

It’s a Cross-Platform, Microsoft World! – A Developer’s Life

If anyone would have suggested to me a couple of years ago that Microsoft was not only going to release one of its major cash cows (e.g. Microsoft …

Software Development

The Crop Challenge

The effectiveness of a system of checks and balances put in place to en...<p>After months of commercial operations, the Ethio-Djibouti Railways is …

The 50 Best Self-Help Books of 2014

Self-help books cover topics ranging from business, to relationships, to creativity and peace. It’s a lot to cover in one ranking, but below we’ve …

Sony CEO ordered 'The Interview' toned down, Rogen objected: emails

NEW YORK/SEOUL (Reuters) - Sony Corp. Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai ordered the film “The Interview” to be toned down after Pyongyang denounced it for depicting the assassination of North Korea’s leader, according to emails apparently stolen from Sony’s Hollywood studio.<p>The comedy, slated for U.S. …

What Do Your Dreams Say About You?

Self-help

German Economic Policy, Neoliberalism Pose Mortal Threat to Eurozone's Ordinary People

An international conference of distinguished economists agrees the austerity policies imposed on Greece and Eurozone periphery countries have been …

Coding Isn’t For Everyone: 7 Tech Jobs You Can Get Without It

Advertisement<p>Programming isn’t for everyone 6 Signs That You Are Not Meant To Be A Programmer 6 Signs That You Are Not Meant To Be A Programmer Not …

These are not the dollars you’re looking for

2014-12-08T14:03:30.000Z<p>By: Izabella Kaminska<p>The big story on Monday is the warning from the BIS that a resurgent dollar could disrupt EM markets due …

What Women Could Bring To The Dismal (And Sexist) Science Of Economics

Economics has a problem with women. From Larry Summer’s maddening assertion that women’s scientific abilities are genetically inferior to men, to the much lower percentage of women among economics PhDs and professors, it’s clear that the discipline known for centuries as the dismal science is also, …

What does Donald Tusk mean for Central Europe?

On 1 December 2014, Donald Tusk replaced Herman van Rompuy as the President of the European Union Council. He comes at a time when Europe finds …

Italy's Bad Credit Is Draghi's Moral Hazard

Italy, a founding member of the euro project and one of the Group of Seven industrialized nations, is slipping so deeply into debt, its credit rating …

Can Japan Reboot?

CAMBRIDGE – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s recent policy decisions – to increase monetary stimulus dramatically, to postpone a consumption-tax …

What To Buy To Benefit From Low Oil Prices. Part One: Turkey

We know the countries that are set to suffer from low oil prices: Russia, which this column has frequently discussed, is in a world of trouble; Nigeria, which has had to devalue its currency; and Venezuela, which hardly needed another reason to fall into turmoil but now has one, and is likely to …

China's economy has surpassed America's — and that's OK

The Chinese Century has begun.<p>China's economy has surpassed that of the United States to take the title of the world's largest economy, according to …

Economists call for increased public spending - Business

<b>Annual work conference will set tone for 2015 fiscal policy</b><p>Economists are calling for more proactive fiscal policies to counter the deepening …

RAOUL PAL: The Dollar Is Surging, But The Truly 'Shocking' Move Could Come Within Months

He warned us that it was on the verge of surging, in what would be "the biggest technical break in the history of fiat currencies."<p>Since that call, the US dollar has been on a tear, and it's surging today following the surprisingly strong US jobs report.<p>But Pal, the founder of Real Vision …

On Economy, Russia Shoots Self In Foot

For years, the Russian leadership has been touting its planned divergence away from commodities. Gone were the days when Russian was just Gazprom and Mechel. Instead, Russia — the country that brought you the Soyuz rocket family — was going to build a mini-Frankfurt in Moscow and a mini-Silicon …

Some striking facts about Japan’s demography

2014-12-05T13:11:35.000Z<p>By: Matthew C Klein<p>It’s misleading to compare macroeconomic aggregates across countries with very different population growth …