The U.S. economy has been crumbling for some time, and the backlog of necessary repairs is long. The same can be said for many other economies around the world, so it's no wonder that everyone is readying their own fiscal cures.
World Beat Newsletter
In a country still so divided, the words of the song -- Imagine all the people, living life in peace -- has special resonance.
When a group of militants wages a ruthless campaign against civilians, a government certainly must respond. But the issue is: what kind of response?
Do appointments shape their office or does the office shape the appointment?
When it comes to the global economy, the world slopes upward.
After suffering through an abusive relationship, many people will fall in love "on the rebound."
On Election Day 2008, it looks as though someone called in the wrong coordinates and the Party of War is going up in flames.
It's bad enough that we're awash in guns in the United States. But we also evangelize.
The Bush administration will forever be remembered as "the administration that tortured."
Devouring sugar is a dubious way to jumpstart the day. It's also a dubious way to jumpstart our faltering global economy.