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New forces driving world economic order; Fitch hints at US downgrade; India Dalits fight caste with capitalism; Facebook dreams of being a blue chip

1 The Guardian on new forces driving world economic order – one in which ‘rich’ countries run deficits and ‘poor’ countries accumulate assets. A new economic order is taking shape before our eyes, and it is one that includes accelerated … Continue reading

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IMF fears 1930s-like slump; Banks are eurozone’s faultline; Rule of law and Arab Spring; Ugliness in Indian psyche; Holy grail of Higgs hunters

1 The Guardian on the likelihood of a 1930s-like slump. The world risks sliding into a 1930s-style slump unless countries settle their differences and work together to tackle Europe’s deepening debt crisis, the head of the International Monetary Fund has … Continue reading

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Car sales transform India; Online speech faces assault; Job-loss is fastest-growing fear; Britain’s EU isolation; The divide in Russia

1 The San Francisco Chronicle on car sales transforming India. Little is changing modern India more than the spread of cars, a four-wheeled reflection of its economic transformation and a window into the aspirations of the new Indian middle class. … Continue reading

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How euro crisis bites Britain; Delhi difficult place for poor girls; Big banks shrink staff; Anti-Putin voices rise; Britain’s zombie debtors

1 The New York Times on Britain suffering as a bystander to the Euro crisis. No matter what happens at the European summit meeting on the euro in Brussels, Britain is sure to lose. There is looming recognition at 10 … Continue reading

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Euro crisis tightens global credit; UK on the brink of double-dip R; Jap youth seek life in the slow lane; India compared to EU

1 The New York Times on the euro crisis leading to a tightening of credit across the globe. Europe’s worsening sovereign debt crisis has spread beyond its banks and the spillover now threatens businesses on the continent and around the … Continue reading

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Banks prepare Plan B in case euro zone splits; 10 things to do in Kerala; Neuroeconomics revolution; Time up for the necktie

1 International Herald Tribune on banks preparing a Plan B in case euro zone splits. For the growing chorus of observers who fear that a break-up of the euro zone might be at hand, Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany has … Continue reading

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