A Tale Of Three Cities (World Economic Forum)

Linked by a shared economic culture, New York City, London and Hong Kong are exemplars and explanations of globalization. And with a possible U.S. recession looming on the eve of this year's Davos, it's good to remember these are places that have weathered tough times before

Culture Club (World Economic Forum | Global Cities)

Wall Street typically gets the credit, but New York City is powered by more than finance. A sprawling arts scene is part of a creative economy that increasingly defines the Big Apple

Ritzy Business (World Economic Forum | Global Cities)

Rich foreigners are flooding into classy London neighborhoods. Is the city losing its British accent?

Beijing's Brokers (World Economic Forum | Global Cities)

Long a gateway to China, cosmopolitan Hong Kong is now becoming a critical channel for growing Chinese investment in the global economy


Getting Back to Business

Jitters about the economy deliver a victory to Mitt Romney in Michigan. Why pocketbook issues will dominate the race ahead



The Girl Gap

Six years after the fall of the Taliban, Afghanistan's girls are still fighting for an education. Here's what they need


When Eat Meets West

Can a Kentucky fast-food company bring Chinese food to China--and tacos to Mexico? Why not? Call it the "glocalization" of cuisine


Apocalypse New (Culture)

From The Road to I Am Legend to Cloverfield: why we can't wait for the end of the world