South Africa could end up like Zimbabwe. Hans-Joachim Löwer

Growing Smaller

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With political nationalism and economic protectionism on the rise, it is time to ask: Has globalization reached its peak and will we witness a retreat behind national borders?

Background

Optimistic view of the stock market

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Can the Stock Market Triple by 2026?

Thirty years ago, on Monday, October 19, 1987, the US Stock market collapsed. Plunging more than 500 points, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day down 23%, its greatest single day decline ever. Black Monday – as the day was quickly dubbed by financial journalists — was a significant and sobering event.

Revolution at schools and universities

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Transforming education in the digital age

Digitization’s impact on learning is comparable only to the changes wrought by the printing press and compulsory education

Witnesses of the mass murder

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The globalization of suffering

Pictures of suffering and dying are spread in real time; globalization has thereby reached the most intimate sphere of human life.

Globalization on the run

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Before the collapse

The latest protests against the globalization are of a new quality: The managers are getting nervous – and rightly so.

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Historian

Harold James
16.12.2014

Why globalization can’t be reversed

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The world is mountainous

Globalization is in full swing. The best proof of this are the attempts to stop it.

 
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