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Here’s How the G-20 Can Help Restore Our Faith That Globalization Can Mean Growth

From Huffington Post, 

By Kishore Mahbubani Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

SINGAPORE — The G-20 process is stalling. It needs a big kick in the butt. China should deliver it at the upcoming meeting in Hangzhou this coming weekend.

What’s the proof that the G-20 is stalling? Simple: the global economy is stalling. Since the G-20 summit was first held in 2008, with the explicit mission to “work together to restore global growth,” it has failed in its core mission. Indeed, the prospects for global economic growth have never looked so gloomy — Larry Summers recently suggested that we are stuck in “secular stagnation.”

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White House Proposes a New Immigration Rule for Entrepreneurs

Lapowsky_IssieBy Issie Lapowsky.  A staff writer for WIRED, covering business, tech policy, and the 2016 election season.

THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION is proposing a new rule to allow foreign startup founders who’ve raised money from American investors to come to the United States for two to five years, with the option to apply to stay longer once they’re here.

The so-called International Entrepreneur Rule, which will go into effect after a 45-day comment period, is a sort of workaround for President Obama, who has long wanted to create a “startup visa” that would pave the way for immigrant entrepreneurs looking to start businesses in the United States. But congressional gridlock has made new immigration legislation impossible, and several attempts to pass a startup visa died on the way to the President’s desk.

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MIT Professor Calls Out the Biggest Lies Told About Entrepreneurs

Inc.,

BettyL1_58447By Betty Liu, Host and editor-at-large, “Bloomberg Markets” 

I recently asked a question to my social media followers: “Are you born an entrepreneur or can you learn to be one?”

I believe you are born with some innate characteristics that make you an entrepreneur. Without those, it’s very difficult to be one. Bill Aulet, the managing director of the Martin Trust Center for MIT, would say I’m dead wrong. That’s just one of the myths he says are told about entrepreneurs–by entrepreneurs themselves.

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