In this new age of social media, information overload prevails and financial market news has followed this trend. The wealth of market commentaries and economic bulletins can feel like a constant flood of information.
Referendums are a way for democracies to put an issue directly to the electorate to decide. The issue might be a constitutional amendment; a vote on independence; the legalisation of marijuana; or the legality of bear baiting.
The notion of a “two-speed world” is coming closer to fruition, judging from data released in the United States and Continental Europe. In the US, employment levels have surpassed the peak of the prior expansion.
As wealthy donors become more globally mobile, does this spell the end for the “charity starts at home” mentality and the beginning of “causes before borders”? And what does this mean for charities and donors alike?