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A Past of Brilliance and 21st Century Hopes: Should You Invest in Russia?

September 27, 2017 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, Global Giants, EuropeComments (0)

By Walter C. Clemens, Jr. The decline in Russia’s cultural creativity under post-Communist as well as Soviet rule belongs to a larger syndrome that emits warning signals to outside investors. Why do nations fail? Top down exploitation of people and resources tends to backfire. The whims of autocrats throttle not only cultural development but also …

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It’s Time for UK Businesses to Sell Big, Sell Global and Stay Relevant

September 24, 2017 • EuropeComments (0)

By Ben Laker and Claire Edmunds Selling is becoming harder than ever write Ben Laker and Claire Edmunds, CEO & Founder of Clarify, a specialist business development firm operating globally. In this article, the authors elaborate on three key messages that

Barcelona – The Hypocrisy of Sorrow

August 21, 2017 • EuropeComments (0)

By Peter Koenig The forces of terror are real, but who they really are is a different topic. In this article, Peter Koenig elaborates on the recent attack on Barcelona, the whats and whys of the event, and how it all connects to the global terrors we are all

Is Brexit a Neo-Liberal Coup Against 45 Years of Life-Protective Law and Regulation?

August 14, 2017 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Europe, Special Focus on Brexit, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By John McMurtry The European Union’s rule of life-protective law is never really seen on media’s coverages and public discussions. In this article, Dr. McMurtry shares an in-depth analysis on Brexit, contentious elements revolving it, and how all these

Germany – is Madame Merkel up for a Ruse?

August 1, 2017 • EuropeComments (0)

By Peter Koenig It’s not surprising that the US Congress has new sanctions against Russia, but what’s interesting is Madame Merkel’s objection on the sanctions. In this article, Peter Koenig elaborates on how the German Chancellor seems to be up for a

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

Manchester Bombing: The Papers, The Speculation, the Click-Baiting, “ISIS Responsible”

May 25, 2017 • EuropeComments (0)

By Graham Vanbergen The awful bombing at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester was clearly an attack on girls and women – this was the demographic of the audience. Grande’s live concerts are largely populated by teenage girls and their mums. By

French Election Fraud?

May 12, 2017 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, World Politics, EuropeComments (0)

By Peter Koenig Peter Koenig delivers us a bold analysis on the recently held French elections. Now that Macron holds the French presidency, Koenig reminds us that the game is not over – with the two rounds of legislative elections coming this June, what

Emmanuel Macron Victory and the Fragility of the European Union

May 10, 2017 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, World Politics, EuropeComments (0)

En Marche Candidate Prevails with Support of World Financial System By Abayomi Azikiwe French politics has captured the eyes of the world for the past months. Now that conclusions have been made, Abayomi Azikiwe tackles what Macron’s victory brings and its

Return of Sovereign France

April 9, 2017 • World Politics, Editor’s Choice, In-depth, Dan Steinbock, EuropeComments (0)

By Dan Steinbock In France, President Hollande’s utter failure to foster broad consensus for structural reforms has paved the way for a contested election. While public debate focuses on Emmanuel Macron as the saviour of France, the real story is that