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    U.S. President Barack Obama aboard Air Force One. (Source: Marek Merres/flickr)
  • By Michael Lerner Japan is hoping to revitalize its economy and boost its low birth rate with a new plan.Asia-Pacific,birth rate,economy,Japan,Labor,population,Shinzo Abe,Michael Lerner
    Published Date : May 19, 2016, 11:22 AM EDT
  • British P.M. David Cameron speaks at the London Anti-Corruption Summit. (Source: Number 10/flickr)

    by Michael Lerner The London Anti-Corruption Summit got some countries to pledge more transparency.Asia-Pacific,Europe,anti-corruption,Corruption,David Cameron,New Zealand,tax haven,U.K.,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : May 13, 2016, 4:50 PM EDT
  • by Michael Lerner The cargo strike blocked imports just as a fungal "wheat blast" was ravaging domestic fields.Asia-Pacific,Bangladesh,cargo ships,imports,strike,wheat,wheat blast,Michael Lerner
    Published Date : May 02, 2016, 5:26 PM EDT