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Limitless Vision Infinite Possibilities: The Story of Allied Wallet CEO Andy Khawaja and his Multi-Billion Dollar Company

July 13, 2017 • EMERGING TRENDS, BUSINESS & INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Digital Transformation, Editor’s Choice, Strategies for the Changing WorldComments (1)

“Keep on climbing, the sky is the limit and believe me you will never reach the top because it’s endless.” In this interview, CEO Andy Khawaja of Allied Wallet shares to us the story behind the most successful payment processing company across the globe. Read on and witness the power of vision, courage, and integrity. …

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China’s Position on Climate Change – Truly Sustainable?

July 12, 2017 • China, Climate Change & SocietyComments (0)

By Kerry Brown and Benjamin Barratt Back in 2009, the world would not have thought that China will be taking a leadership role in humanity’s struggle against climate change. Today, Kerry Brown and Benjamin Barratt discuss how China’s position has

Wikipedia as Illustration of the Truth-Seeking Rationale for Freedom of Expression

July 10, 2017 • EMERGING TRENDS, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Digital Transformation, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Mark Cenite Empirical evidence for the truth-seeking rationale for freedom of expression – the assertion that truth prevails in a free marketplace of ideas – is difficult to interpret. Analysis of how Wikipedia functions, and the accuracy of its

Patient Capital in the Context of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)

July 10, 2017 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, Frontier Markets, International Relations, ChinaComments (0)

By Justin Yifu Lin and Yan Wang As the world is carefully watching China’s Belt and Road Initiative, many new opportunities continue to spring from the country’s endeavour. In this article, the authors elaborate on New Structural Economics and “going

Green is Good: Revealing the Hidden Benefits of Sustainable Housing

June 29, 2017 • CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, Climate Change & SocietyComments (0)

By Trivess Moore, Ralph Horne, Yolande Strengers and Cecily Maller Sustainable housing has wider environmental, social and wellbeing benefits which do not neatly fit into traditional economic considerations. Policy makers must adapt the way they develop

Behind the London Tower Block Fire Which Left Many Dead, Injured and Displaced

June 21, 2017 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, EuropeComments (0)

By Abayomi Azikiwe People of colour, the working class and poor have been negatively impacted by British economic and housing policy. In this article, the author discusses the recent Grenfell Tower Fire, the unheard complaints of past residents turned

Venezuela – Confronting the Neoliberal Propaganda Media Machine

June 19, 2017 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, Capitalism in the 21st CenturyComments (0)

By Peter Koenig Venezuela is arguably the only true democracy in the western world. In this article, Peter Koenig elaborates on the western world’s “demonisation” of countries that do not conform to the rules of empire, truths hidden by main stream

Three Paradoxes of Digitalisation

June 5, 2017 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Digital Transformation, Strategies for the Changing WorldComments (0)

By Hermawan Kartajaya and Ardhi Ridwansyah  Management has been inevitably transformed by the digital era. Hermawan Kartajaya and Ardhi Ridwansyah discuss the Three Paradoxes of Digitalisation essential to a company’s success in winning the hearts and

A Planetisation of Finance: Valuing the Planet as a Going Concern

June 5, 2017 • EMERGING TRENDS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Climate Change & Society, Strategies for the Changing WorldComments (1)

By Joss Tantram Valuing the planet in economic terms runs the risk of financialising, commodifying and privatising nature. The task in front of us is not to tinker with the methods, but to reverse this concept, moving from the financialisation of the planet

How the Belt and Road Could Change the 21st Century

May 17, 2017 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, Frontier Markets, Asia - Pacific, China, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Dan Steinbock                                         Until recently, globalisation was led by the West and benefitted only a few advanced economies. After China’s three decades of rapid growth, the Belt and Road