The collapse of the Soviet Union allowed the US to become the sole hegemon with the capability of influencing global affairs. In the last 25 years Washington has taken considerable efforts to shape global politics through a wide range of political, economic and military tools.
Both the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank gave their updated projections on the global economy ahead of this week's G8 Summit in North Ireland. It was not pretty reading.
Do you have a job? Do you like having a job? Then I have some bad news for you. The Guardian is worried "today's technologies are going to remove people from economic activity completely." Techonomy says "America's real worker crisis is not immigration, it is jobs." Om Malik asks: "People talk abou