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Pursuing “Outrageous Ambitions” for the Greater Good

May 29, 2019 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, International Relations, Top Graduate Degrees on International RelationsComments (0)

Interview with Judith Kelley, Dean of the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University.   The Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University is one of America’s leading schools of public policy located in Durham, North Carolina – a city with a unique mix of rich history, diverse culture, and vibrant research, medical …

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Challenges and Importance of Institutions Building in the Developing Countries

May 28, 2019 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, EMERGING TRENDS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Editor’s Choice, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Dr. Kalim Siddiqui There has been on-going debate about the utility of the ‘free market’ system versus ‘government intervention’ in promoting development policies and wellbeing for general populace. In this article, the author examines the question

Soft, Hard, or no Brexit: The Damage is Done

May 27, 2019 • Europe, Special Focus on BrexitComments (0)

By Niccolò Pisani and Omar Toulan Regardless of the final Brexit outcome, the damage to the UK has been done. In this paper, we look at five specific areas where this effect is evident: economic performance, investment confidence, talent attraction,

The Economic Performance of Modi’s Government in India: The Politics of the Hindu Right

May 18, 2019 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, World Politics, Editor’s Choice, In-depth, IndiaComments (1)

By Kalim Siddiqui In this article, the author examines the economic performance of Modi’s government, which came to power in 2014, and also analyses the politics of the Hindu Right, especially since the BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) gained a majority in

Trump – From China to Iran to Venezuela – Threats and Sanctions Everywhere – A Chronicle of Disorganized Chaos Foretold

May 17, 2019 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Commentary, On Donald Trump AdministrationComments (0)

By Peter Koenig   As of May 10, Mr. Trump has arbitrarily increased tariffs on Chinese goods imported into the US, worth about 200 billion dollars, from 10 % to 25%. It is an action without any foundation. An action that makes no sense at all, as China

China-US Trade War: Hiatus or Busted Deal?

May 16, 2019 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, International Relations, China, On Donald Trump AdministrationComments (0)

By Jack Rasmus   This past week the US and China failed to reach agreement on a new trade deal, despite high-level China representative Lie He meeting in Washington on Thursday-Friday, May 9-10.  In the wake of the meeting, Trump and his administration

What you need to know about personal injury cases when you’re in one

May 15, 2019 • CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, International LawComments (0)

Personal injury cases are very sensitive in all cases. This is because personal injury cases involve bodily harm that one suffers as a result of an accident or falling. If that happens, you will need to have a personal injury lawyer so that he can help you in

Rappler Guilty of Treason

May 9, 2019 • Commentary, On Duterte and the PhilippinesComments (1)

By Tiberius, Ideology Editor It’s time to call traitors traitors. Accusing traitors of treason and treasonable behaviour rather than anything else is crucial in an environment in which the media is busy generating fake news and or analysing events in

Venezuela – A Risk to Dollar Hegemony – Key Purpose Behind “Regime Change”

May 9, 2019 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, World Politics, International RelationsComments (0)

By Peter Koenig   After the new coup attempt – or propaganda coup – Venezuela lives in a state of foreign-imposed insecurity. The failed coup was executed on 30 April by Juan Guaidó, the self-proclaimed and Washington-trained and endorsed

The Philippines Emerges as New Bitcoin Hub

May 8, 2019 • Asia - Pacific, Banking Innovation, On Duterte and the PhilippinesComments (0)

Major Philippines bank Union Bank launches cash-crypto ATM https://t.co/cH35aYPKlh — Cointelegraph (@Cointelegraph) 11 February 2019 Bitcoin has been welcomed as a completely new concept in financial transactions as well as investment and trading, but it