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Franchises are a part of our everyday life. We have all gotten a cup of coffee at Dunkin' Donuts in the morning, booked a room at a Marriott hotel for our vacation, or grabbed a quick lunch from McDonald’s....

From The Wall Street Journal: American universities are enrolling unprecedented numbers of foreign students, prompted by the rise of an affluent class in China and generous scholarships offered by oil-rich Gulf states such as Saudi Arabia. Read more...

While it appears increasingly likely that congressional Republicans will punt on much-needed comprehensive immigration reform, it is important for us to look at smaller, yet still useful, steps forward to chip away at this growing, but manufactured crisis. As an entrepreneur and business owner, I...

From EL PAÍS: Insatisfeitos com o rumo da economia brasileira e com a política petista, não foram poucos os brasileiros que, no calor da emoção da disputa eleitoral, ameaçaram fugir do país caso a presidenta Dilma Rousseff fosse reeleita em outubro do ano passado. Diferentemente do cantor...

From Reuters: By John Foley MARCH 19, 2015 (The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.) As crunchy vignettes in U.S.-China relations go, it’s hard to beat the moment in 1979 when President Jimmy Carter pressed Deng Xiaoping to let Chinese people emigrate more freely. “If...