.Brian Beedham, foreign editor of The Economist for a quarter of a century, died this week, aged 87 F or nearly all the 25 years leading up to the collapse of communism in 1989, two intellects dominated the pages of The Econ- omist. They were Norman Macrae, as dep- uty editor, and Brian Beedham, as foreign editor. Their marks were influential, endur- ing-and quite different. Norman, who died in 2010, relished iconoclasm, and orig- inal ideas sprang like a fountain from his ef- fervescent mind. Brian, bearded, tweed- jacketed and pipe-smoking (or pipe-pok- ing), held ideas that were more considered. It was he who provided the paper’s atti- tude to the post-war world. In that world, nothing was as important as seeing off communism, which in turn could be achieved only by the unyielding exercise of American strength. This view was not in itself unusual. What made it re- markable, and formidable, were the clarity, elegance and intellectual power with which it was propounded. No issue demanded the exercise of these qualities more than the Vietnam war, and probably none caused Brian more an- guish. A man of great kindness, and with- out a hint of vanity or pretension, he was far from being either a heartless ideologue or a primitive anti-communist (though he never visited either Russia or Vietnam to put his opinions to the test). But his unwa- vering defence of American policy drew criticism from both colleagues and readers. Why did he persist in pounding such a lonely trail, even after it had become clear that the American venture in South-East Asia was doomed? The short answer was conviction. His anti-communism was born of a love affair with America. As a young man, at Leeds Grammar School and Oxford, his politics had been leftish. They might have stayed that way. But in 1955 ambition bore him from the Yorkshire Post to The Economist where, after a few months, he won a Commonwealth Fund fellowship and with it a year study- ing local politics in the South and the West of the United States. In America Brian dis- covered a national ideology based on indi- vidualism, bottom-up democracy and an active belief in liberty that meant pro- blems could be solved at home and na- tions could be freed abroad. This was ex- actly in tune with his own emerging ideas. The dispassionate romantic Coming from drab, class-ridden, 1950s Brit- ain, Brian might have stayed. But he felt in- dubitably British. The Suez crisis was be- ginning just as he left for America in August 1956; he so strongly backed the in- vasion of Egypt that he volunteered his ser- vice to the British military attache in Wash- ington, ready even to give up his new American adventure to fight for this hopeless cause. And though he later became enthusiastic about direct democracy (an en- thusiasm, like that for homeopathic pills, which was fostered by his links with Swit- zerland through Barbara, his wife), he was a monarchist to the end. Suspicious of intellectuals, Brian rel- ished exposing the soft, less-than-rigorous- ly-thought-out (he was fond of hyphens) orthodoxies of the liberal left. As foreign editor, he liked to draw unsparing compar- isons between the Soviet Union and the Nationalist regime in South Africa: to deny freedom on the basis of ideological convic- tions, he argued, was no less objectionable than denying it on the basis of colour. It was no doubt Brian’s command of words that helped to make him our Washington correspondent in 1958 and then, in 1963, foreign editor. In this role he wrote leaders on all manner of topics, often argu- ing a difficult case: for nuclear weapons, say; for supporting Israel (another of his unshakable causes) when sentiment was running otherwise; or indeed for the do- mino theory itself, which was never so ringingly defended. Brian was equally skilled as a sub-edi- tor. Articles that arrived on his desk with no clear beginning, end or theme were turned, apparently effortlessly, into some- thing perfectly sharp and coherent. More annoyingly for authors, articles that were perfectly coherent were sometimes turned with a few tweaks, deft as a paw-dab from one of his beloved cats, into pieces that said something quite different from what had been intended. A statement of fact might be qualified by “it is said” or the American invasion of Cambodia would become a “counter-attack”. These intrusions could be difficult to square with The Economist's tradition of open-mindedness; especially as Brian’s own mind was more contradictory than it seemed. His favourite conversation-part- ners were men like Henry “Scoop” Jackson and Richard Perle, hawkish intervention- ists; but he also had an acquaintance, al- most friendship, with at least one kgb man at the Soviet embassy in the 1980s. Away from work, the world he was analysing weekly was kept at bay. He did not own a television set, and found the best use of computers was to listen to American civil-war songs. Some of his pieces were pounded out on an ancient Ol- ivetti in a turret of Barbara’s family castle in the Alps, surrounded by peaks and clouds. Deep down he was a romantic, capable of great human feeling, whose head con- stantly seemed to remind him to keep a rein on his heart. He wrote sympathetical- ly and perceptively about Islam, and mov- ingly about refugees-especially boat peo- ple, and especially if they were Vietnam- ese. They were making his point for him....The Economist May l6th 2015

.................................................................................................................................................................america's media crisis started with its biggest brands...Help teachers and children generatethe most exciting jobs creation game? A 21st C mashup of a board game like monopoly, a quiz like trivial pursuits, and both a mass media and an app such as jobs creation sharkette tank?. more : why not blog your peoples search for world record jobs creators ..last 7 years of generation of changing education
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2018’s Top 50 World Record Jobs Creators – 25 from East(S), West(N) 40 living alumni

Introduction: Valuation Design of World Record Jobs Creation (WRJC)

We have chosen to prioritise mediation and mapping of WRJC in English and Chinese

Contributors in other mother tongues are welcome in a family of collaboration weblogs which we have set up so that WRJC is a living network and van diversely represent population patterns by region as well as youth who will need to evolve the sustainability generation and parents whose investments and system designs need to value this purpose of the first generations to be worldwide as well as local.
Approximate Populations represented by Economist Collab blogs in Billions (bn)
EconomistAsia.net 4.4 bn;  EconomistChina.net 1.3 bn (mainland)
EconomistAmerica.com 1 bn (about 50/50 N & S); EconomistEurope.com 0.75 bn; EconomistAfrica.com 1,2 bn …
Other collab blogs will be introduced by major types of market purpose eg EconomistLearning.com EconomistHealth.com EconomistGreen.com EconomistWomen.com

About half the world of 7.5 billion humans is aged under 30 though this varies dramatically: in a few of Africa’s poorest nations half of the population is under 20; in some of the richer Western Europe nations the median age is approaching 50. Such age differences are one reason why we urge youthful co-searchers of WRJC to think of sustainability goals as valuing collaboration and open systems. Another reason is mother nature’s evolution challenges including climate and renewabilility of generations can no longer be solved by regions independent of each other

In the English speaking world, there are 2 types of economists: those who value livelihoods and those who don’t. Mathematically speaking what you measure isn’t only what you get but what exponentially compounds. So those economists who do not explicitly value jobs are designing systems that destroy human livelihoods. In modern times, Keynes was the simplest of jobs-creating economists. His last chapter on general theory of systems and money (written in 1930s) explains: increasingly economists determine what futures are at all possible for places’ peoples. Keynsians therefore value a Hippocratic oath of designing system maps that improve livelihoods of next generation out of ever community and prioritise ending poverty. Keynsian alumni also value a world where women “lift up half the sky” a value joyfully integrated into relaunch of China’s coming out from behind the Great Wall, and so modern Confucianism.

Poverty alleviation is the number 1 and most interconnecting of the 17 sustainability goals which the United Nations declared as defining human purpose 2015-2030. Historically job-creating economics was the media purpose of James Wilson’s Economist 1843-1988 as can be confirmed by the Macrae family’s post-war diaries and The Economist’s centenary biography 1843-1943.

We know that Diaspora Scot James Wilson was himself an alumni of the original ENTRPRENEUR economics and trust-flow models of Scot Adam Smith and auld ally the French JB Say. Moreover Wilson with his son-in-law Walter Bagehot helped Queen Victoria start to change the English’s constitution’s ideology from Colonising Empire to Commonwealth mapmaker. James died of diarrhea before his time : 9 months into being sent by Victoria to remap Raj economy out of Calcutta.

Keynsians as rational optimists saw the end of world war 2 and moon landing in 1969 as starting two gamechanging times for going beyond old economic paradigms. World War 2 can be thought of as offering opportunity to consider ending the zero-sum economics/trading paradigms of colonization and big bet bigger national wars over carbon energy. Miraculous eastern economic developments since world war2 are worth analyzing for clues as to how leading post colonial models are sustainable opportunities to explore win-win trades. From 1960, The Economist considered Japan (rise to number 2 financial space) as the first significant breakthrough of this kind followed by South Korea and the Eastern Superports mainly connected by the Chinese Diaspora (rise to number 3 financial investment network)

Also in 1968, Entrepreneurial Revolution began as a genre in The Economist for what iffing the significance of moon landing back on earth is that humanity has decided to double investment in communications technologies every 7 years from 1946 to 2015 – that’s a Moore’s law exponential of over 1000 fold change. What ER anticipates is that these are the most exciting times to be alive as we three generations determine whether our species thrives all over the world or joins the dodo as the next species mother earth no longer values.

Global1.0 accelerated from 1989 with the introduction of the worldwideweb. The student and UN year 2016-2016 was the first time mediation of Globa2.0 became a transparent mapping opportunity for leaders of nations, citizens and global villagers everywhere.

In cataloguing World Record Job Creators we make a primary segmentation between
E: East and South, and W: West and Nort

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