The Global Risks You Need To Freak Out About In 2012

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It’s time to freak out about a whole new batch of crises in 2012, now that we’ve made it through the worst of the Great Recession.The World Economic Forum names a new financial crisis among the biggest impact risk of the year. Equally worrying is the threat of a water or food crisis.

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