Smart Links 25 October 2012
Commentary on Obama’s economic record, BRIC’s double digit growth rates are a thing of the past, Asia’s growing inequality, another GOP moment of madness, and bilingualism in Canada is thriving.
Uber financial journalist Martin Wolf sets the record straight on Obama’s economic record.
Financial Times -- Slow Convalescence under Obama
How badly has the US economy performed under President Barack Obama?
The one-time economic benefits of the integration of the BRIC economies into the global economy that married their low wages and high education outcomes with technologies developed in the high income countries and their willingness to trade has now played out.
Foreign Affairs -- Broken BRICs
Why the rest stopped rising.
The next challenge for China and India and other Asian once fast growing countries.
Economist -- Crony tigers, divided dragons
Why Asia, too, is becoming increasingly unequal.
God must be wincing.
Globe and Mail – Romney Distances Himself From GOP Candidate Who Said Pregnancy From Rape Something God Intended
Top Republicans were slow to embrace tea party-backed Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock after he ousted a longtime GOP senator from office.
CBC -- Bilingualism growing, but not in French and English
Bilingualism is surging in Canada, but not necessarily in the country's two official languages.
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