Publications tagged with : Civil society/NGOs
Editor’s note: Instant news, snap judgements and spontaneous protests spread via social media networks are transforming not just information flows but the way governments react and maintain order, observes Fung Global Institute President Andrew Sheng. The biggest challenge to social stability, he believes, comes from restive “Gen Y’ job-seekers armed with Twitter, Facebook and other two-way means of personal mass communication.
Editor’s note: Few would dispute that trade has improved living standards across the world. Yet global trade talks seem chronically stalled. Fung Global Institute Senior Fellow Jean-Pierre Lehmann, who is also Professor of International Political Economy at IMD, believes that public ignorance about global trade economics is the greatest trade barrier of all.