The Great Debate

A shifting global economy brings Australia to a crossroads

By Dan Steinbock
November 29, 2013

Australia is no longer immune to the stagnation in the West. Despite a resilient housing market, Australia’s economy is slowing. With a worsening labor market, consumption is eroding, along with business confidence.

Drone coalition: Key to U.S. security

By David Axe
April 1, 2013

The Pentagon’s biggest, most high-tech spy drone aircraft — one of the hottest items on the international arms market — is the key to a burgeoning robotic alliance among the United States, Japan, South Korea and Australia.

from The Great Debate UK:

Women leaders: High peaks, low gullies

March 5, 2010

glenda_stone- Glenda Stone is an Australian businesswomen in the UK, CEO of Aurora and a commentator on economic gender issues. The opinions expressed are her own. Reuters will host a “follow-the-sun” live blog on Monday, March 8, 2010, International Women’s Day. Please tune in.–.-

from UK News:

The royals on tour

November 3, 2009

HORSE-RACING/Prince Charles is in Canada, the Queen is expected to go there next year and William is preparing to go to New Zealand and Australia -- but are there signs that the locals are revolting?

What the U.S. can learn from Aussie health care

August 20, 2009

Sydney skyline

global_post_logoBy Alan Mascarenhas — the views expressed are his own. This article first appeared onGlobalPost

from The Great Debate UK:

Making the most of the Commonwealth’s potential

August 17, 2009

d2- Danny Sriskandarajah is Director of the Royal Commonwealth Society. The opinions expressed are his own -

China and the world economy

July 24, 2009

gerard-lyons Dr. Gerard Lyons is chief economist and group head of global research, Standard Chartered Bank. The views expressed are his own.