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Trump and the Taiwan Gambit

June 20, 2019 • Commentary, On Donald Trump AdministrationComments (0)

By Peter Koenig Taiwan has become a new “eastern pivot” for Donald Trump. Against all international laws and UN charters, he is approaching Taiwan, as indicating to the world that regardless of the established world rules which make Beijing, the Peoples Republic of China (PRC), the official and legitimate Authority of China, with Taiwan being …

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Leadership and Management Challenges Driving Innovation in China

June 12, 2019 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Editor’s Choice, ChinaComments (0)

By David De Cremer If innovation is defining what drives success in demanding, volatile and uncertain markets, then China can be seen as a situation where all these forces meet. A Chinese company that is known for having created a leadership culture with

Going Global 2019 – Europe’s Leading Event For Taking Your Business Overseas

June 1, 2019 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Events, Top Investment DestinationsComments (0)

The UK’s number 1 event for taking your business overseas; Going Global returns to London ExCeL on the 27th & 28th of November 2019. With 100’s of expert speakers, suppliers, and masterclasses, the event will provide everything needed for the most

The Great Reckoning for Capitalism Beckons

May 29, 2019 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, EMERGING TRENDS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Editor’s ChoiceComments (0)

By Graham Vanbergen As the politics of Europe rapidly changes, Graham Vanbergen quotes renowned economists Stiglitz, Collier and Coyle to conclude that the failure of capitalism is now so evident it is consuming democracy and economies from the inside out

Pursuing “Outrageous Ambitions” for the Greater Good

May 29, 2019 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, International Relations, Featured, 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

The 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

Lessons from Ellen MacArthur and the Circular Economy on How Leaders can Build and Sustain Transformation?

May 28, 2019 • EMERGING TRENDS, Editor’s Choice, Climate Change & Society, Responsible FinanceComments (0)

By Peter Hopkinson and William S. Harvey The growth of interest in the circular economy has been meteoric with new initiatives emerging weekly. A key figure in this movement has been Dame Ellen MacArthur, a renowned and iconic round the world yachtswoman. In

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

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