The destiny of the American labor movement depends on awakening within its ranks a belief in shared prosperity beyond U.S. borders.
For the PMJDY to be successful, expanding social insurance and assistance will be the lower hurdle, and creating jobs by extending banking facilities to more micro enterprises will be the larger challenge.
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.