The Christian Science Monitor presented a series of eight different views of the world economy for 2008: 2008, a look ahead. Since the Monitor is one of the better newspapers on Earth, the series presents outstanding reporting with important insights into economics.
These are custom made for warm-ups and student projects:
- Why the era of cheap food is over
- Global elections watch: All eyes on U.S. race
- Global flash points: How to spot signs of peace
- As oil passes $100, the question: will it stop?
- The Olympics in China: a moment for pride – and world scrutiny
- As violence ebbs, the next hurdle for Iraq is political progress
- Will nations build on climate-change momentum of 2007?
- How a credit crunch may hurt the world economy
- Photo: “In high demand: A Chinese corn farmer in Guiyang. Maize prices rise as global demand goes up for its use as food – including such uses as corn syrup (soft drinks) – and fuel, such as ethanol.” Chinese Newsphoto/Reuters, via Christian Science Monitor