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Frankfurt: Definitely not the Wurst.

February 22, 2018
Jill Fornito
Jill Fornito

Jill shares her first travel blog of 2018 on a special experience in Frankfurt, Germany.

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Future of Money

February 14, 2018
Marc-Olivier Strauss Kahn
Marc-Olivier Strauss Kahn

GIC is delighted to share a recent speech made by Marc-Olivier Strauss-Kahn, Director General and Special Advisor to the Governor of the Banque de France. His remarks on the "Power of Money" were given during a conference at the Banque de France on January 28, 2018.

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Brexit: A Self-Harming Rush to the Gates

February 5, 2018
John Bruton
John Bruton

GIC Speaker and former Prime Minister of Ireland, John Bruton's report on Brexit was published by The Globalist.

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California High on Cannabinoid Wellness

January 10, 2018
David R. Kotok
David R. Kotok

By yearend, 8 states will have recreational Marijuana; 29 will have medical usage. Meanwhile a reversal of established policy gives an “in your face” to the majority of the country. That is the result of the latest gesture by the US Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

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McVean Trading & Investments, LLC Weekly Economic Update: Mexico

October 6, 2017
Michael Drury
Michael Drury

GIC Chairman, Michael Drury, shares his insights from GIC’s recent conference in Mexico City from October 4-6, 2017.

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Charlottesville

August 17, 2017
David R. Kotok
David R. Kotok

This commentary was co-authored by Philippa Dunne (The Liscio Report) and David Kotok (Cumberland Advisors). It reflects their personal views. A saga unfolds. First, snippets of online news, followed by TV images and “breaking news” reports. “Another one,” she thinks. “Ugh!” he exclaims, “madness! Why? What is the matter with these people?” Two thousand miles […]

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Brexit Accelerates Business Exodus

August 15, 2017
Paul Horne
JPaul Horne

Banks, insurers, businesses and European Union (EU) agencies based in the UK are accelerating their moves to assure full access in the EU, the world’s largest financial-economic area.

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Sorenson Impact Center Selects Columbus Community Center to Participate in National Pay for Success Initiative

May 8, 2017
Stephanie Mackay
Stephanie Mackay Chief Innovation Officer

The Global Interdependence Center’s partner in The Bottom Line of Disabilities series, Columbus Community Center, was awarded a subgrant to participate in a Pay for Success (PFS) feasibility program by the Sorenson Impact Center at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business. GIC congratulates Columbus on this award!   Read the full press […]

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Of Politics and the Euro

April 29, 2017
Paul Horne
JPaul Horne

GIC board member J. Paul Horne shares his comments on implications of the first round of France’s presidential election on 23 April and the likely, but not certain, outcome of the run-off between Macron and Le Pen on 7 May. The report was published by The European Institute, a Washington-based think tank promoting trans-Atlantic relations that […]

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The Mar-a-lago meetings: Trump, China and – yes – Philadelphia

April 7, 2017
Terry Cooke
Terry Cooke

GIC board member Terry Cooke, Founder of the China Partnership of Greater Philadelphia, wrote an industry news column for the Philadelphia Business Journal, titled “The Mar-a-lago meetings: Trump, China and – yes – Philadelphia.” As President Donald Trump prepares to meet with President Xi Jinping for the first time this week, the world is watching closely. […]

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US-Canada Border. Also Markets.

April 4, 2017
David R. Kotok
David R. Kotok

This is a BBC report about US-Canada trade and transit: bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-39449515. Behaviors have consequences, and that is true even among the best of friends.    It is safe to assert that the US-Canada nation-state relationship is one of the very strongest the US has. The two countries maintain a 3000-mile border and have been allies […]

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Reflecting on South America Trip

March 13, 2017
David R. Kotok
David R. Kotok

Standing where I stood to snap the photograph, a casual observer wouldn’t particularly notice the structure or reflect on its history. The tourist’s eye is attracted instead to the jungle’s green canopy, the swirling waters of the river, or monkeys and a toucan. There are no markings now on this vacant building(cumber.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/IMG_0487.jpg). It was originally […]

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