Globalization Down...but not Out
WITH UK leaving the European Union (EU) and the heated US presidential campaign, where both key candidates have objected to the existing TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) free trade agreement as well as last week's problematic CETA free trade agreement between Canada and the EU, it is not surprising that some are talking about the end of globalization.
In the US, globalization is being…
Election Campaigning for Today and Tomorrow
Candidates and their supporters are putting everything on the line to win the 2017 Jakarta gubernatorial election and perhaps a warm-up for the presidential election in 2019.
Before discussing the charges leveled against him, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) talked about how a leader can regress to become a tyrant. A dictator, said SBY, who was Indonesia's sixth president, can emerge when he begins to fear the loss of his power.