Governments around the world—including the United States—multinational corporations, and international development and human rights organizations expend valuable resources on women’s empowerment programs in developing nations such as India. For them, this horrifying incident is a tangible chance to advocate for stronger policies to protect women from violence, harassment, and discrimination.
Knut Panknin presents the views of a top industrialist and a union leader on Germany’s economic success, both of whom agree that a well-paid workforce is essential to strong economic growth.
Sabina Dewan details why state-owned enterprises need to operate just like any other business in this proposed free trade region and suggests ways to make that happen.
by John Podesta and Sabina Dewan The global economy today is inexorably intertwined— sometimes for better and sometimes for worse. This fact was driven home anew to workers worldwide by the recent global financial crisis, the ensuing global economic slump, and the subsequent efforts by governments to recharge their economies. But facing political pressures to […]