International Law


Safe Haven: How A Recent United States Supreme Court Decision Stands To Protect Foreign Banks From Their Depositors’ Creditors

July 30, 2015

By Charles H. Camp and Theresa B. Bowman The United States Supreme Court in the pre-judgment case of Daimler AG v. Bauman, 134 S. Ct. 746 (2014) begs the

Emerging Trends


The Merits of Eco Governance in a Modern World

July 30, 2015

By Jonas Törnblom In this article, Jonas Törnblom discusses the unique way in which major urban development projects are governed in Sweden and calls for

Business & Innovation


Long Decisions: Exploring New Ways To Decide What To Do

July 30, 2015

By Michael Mainelli and Robert Ghanea-Hercock Today, with a smart phone, any individual on the planet has access to the power of most recorded knowledge. Over

Capitalism in the 21st Century


Collective Life Capital: The Lost Ground of the Economy

July 30, 2015

By John McMurtry In this analysis, the author definitively explains collective life capital as the missing base of the economy under systemic attack by


Finance and Banking


Toward the Oil-Dollar-Fed Rollercoaster Ride

August 21, 2015

By Dan Steinbock The fluctuations of the oil prices, the Fed’s policy rate and the U.S. dollar are intertwined. In fall 2015/spring 2016, the Fed’s



Greek Parliament Passes Debt Agreement, but European Democracy is on its Knees

July 30, 2015

By Jonathan Hopkin   Almost as soon as the Greek deal was agreed, it began to come apart at the seams. Passage of the necessary legislation through the Greek

Middle East & Africa


What the Iran Nuclear Deal Means – and What it Doesn’t

July 30, 2015

By Scott Lucas Iran and the 5+1/E3+3 Powers (US, Britain, France, Germany, China, and Russia) have at last completed a comprehensive nuclear agreement after



Civilised Cities: A New Model of Sustainable Urbanisation with Chinese Characteristics

July 30, 2015

By Bao Zonghao The title of the civilised city, which is awarded every three years since 2005, has been the highest comprehensive accolade for Chinese cities.