New York Times Columnist David Brooks says American culture’s obsession with individual achievement and self-worth has gone too far. In a new book, he argues it is time to rethink what makes a fulfilling life and become more humble, kind and self-sacrificing.
Stock markets around the world continue to tumble and some are forecasting the sharpest international downturn in decades: what’s ahead for the global economy
- Bob Davis senior economics writer, Wall Street Journal
- Nariman Behravesh Global Chief Economist, IHS Global Insight
- Stephen Roach Chairman, Morgan Stanley Asia
- Edwin "Ted" Truman senior fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; former assistant secretary of the US Treasury for International Affairs (December 1998 to January 2001), and former director of the Division of International Finance for the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors (1977 to 1998).
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