JOHN MIKSAD – Many of us make resolutions at this time of year. These are some of the New Yearâ€™s Resolutions John Miksad would like to see his country make.
KARL MATHIESEN – Climate change is the â€œmother of all risksâ€ says Aviva CEO, and hundreds of billions in annual government assistance to oil, gas and coal is â€œsimply unsustainable.â€ Three of the worldâ€™s biggest insurers called on G20 leaders to implement a timeframe for the end of fossil fuel subsidies when they met in China last week.
LISA SULLIVAN – My inbox began to fill up with similar inquiries, many from people who I had met when leading delegations here to Venezuela, my home of 27 years. They were confused, wondering why Chavez was going to lose, die, or steal the elections, or all of the above. Those were, after all, the only stories to be found, countered by that of the great white hope in the form of a young, skinny opponent (the adjectives repeated ad nausea by the media describe opposition candidate Capriles).