Day: December 11, 2015

The evolution of work

Dec 10,2015 – JORDAN TIMES – Dani Rodrik In mid-December, the United Nations will launch the latest of its annual landmark Human Development Reports. This year’s report focuses on the nature of work: how the way we earn a living is being transformed by economic globalisation, new technologies and innovations in […]

Underlining US attachment to Israel

Dec 10,2015 – JORDAN TIMES – George S. Hishmeh The Arab world, especially the Palestinians, ought to start thinking about a new interlocutor if they want a peace treaty with Israel. US administrations, whether run by Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton, the likely winner of next year’s presidential election, are disappointingly […]

More evidence on how not to fight Daesh

Dec 10,2015 – JORDAN TIMES – RAMI G. KHOURI The continuing stream of recent terror attacks against targets in several countries across four continents continues to vex governments and other institutions that seek desperately to counter and eventually stop this dangerous trend. The evidence of policy actions and new research […]

Police remove anti-Ahmadi posters from Lahore Market

LAHORE: The district administration in Lahore on Thursday removed anti-Ahmadi posters and stickers from the city’s largest mobile and computer equipment market. Numerous shopkeepers in Lahore’s Hafeez Centre, located in the Gulberg locality, displayed signs and stickers prominently on their shop windows, inscribed with statements such as, “We do not do business […]