andrewducker + globalization   35

Rising Wages Rattle China's Small Businesses
Aaah, globalisation at work. Every year more and more people are employed at higher and higher wages.
wages  business  globalization  poverty  china 
august 2010 by andrewducker
The ghost fleet of the recession
Here, on a sleepy stretch of shoreline at the far end of Asia, is surely the biggest and most secretive gathering of ships in maritime history. Their numbers are equivalent to the entire British and American navies combined; their tonnage is far greater. Container ships, bulk carriers, oil tankers - all should be steaming fully laden between China, Britain, Europe and the US, stocking camera shops, PC Worlds and Argos depots ahead of the retail pandemonium of 2009. But their water has been stolen.
economy  economics  business  finance  shipping  recession  globalization 
september 2009 by andrewducker
Look on this toaster, ye mighty, and despair!
How the humble toaster highlghts both the positive and negative sides of a modern globalised economy.
globalization  economy  technology 
august 2009 by andrewducker
The dark side of Dubai
The dark underbelly of a city built on slave labour.
dubai  culture  globalization  business 
april 2009 by andrewducker
China suggests switch from dollar
Okay - this one is going to be _big_. You can prepare for the US economy to have real problems if they go anywhere with this.
economics  globalization 
march 2009 by andrewducker
“Be Nice to the Countries That Lend You Money”
An interview with the man who managed $200Bn of US debt to China. Nice to see the Chinese now make more sense on capitalism than the US do :->
interview  politics  money  investment  wallstreet  globalization 
january 2009 by andrewducker
Globalisation - an argument in favour
Which was more original when I first encountered it, but still well worth reading 11 years later.
economics  politics  poverty  opinion  globalization 
december 2008 by andrewducker

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