Chatter that the dollar is about to be displaced as the world’s primary reserve currency are misplaced. The issue is not so much the strength
The primary lesson learned from recent banking stress is that banks are fundamentally risky ventures. Regulation must be improved and strengthened.
The late-twentieth-century assumption that democracy and markets would ultimately triumph everywhere has since been met by an intellectual
While China has made great strides in internationalizing its currency, the goal of dethroning the US dollar is still far off. To undermine
Though carbon-offset schemes are riddled with complexity, there is no question that they pay for something that matters. Far from being a
The recent indictments of Russian President Vladimir Putin and former US President Donald Trump highlight the law’s growing, and potentially
National governments’ responses to the latest banking crisis confirm once again that some countries play by different rules than others.
Is the Fed is losing control over the money supply and inflation in its efforts to combat the banking crisis?
It has been three years since COVID shut down schools, and we are still learning about the profound impact it has had on our youngest generations.
Today, we are witnessing a potentially lethal interplay between two sources of tension: a financial crisis, reflected in the failure of Silicon
After more than a year of fighting, it is clear that neither side in the Russia-Ukraine war can win on the battlefield. A negotiated ceasefire
The ongoing banking crisis is an opportunity to rethink whether we even still want or need to have banks.
Wars are fought not only on the battlefield but also in domestic political debates and in histories written after the fact. In the case of
In 2018, US lawmakers loosened banking regulations on the spurious grounds that smaller banks do not pose systemic risks to the stability
China was supposed to be the main beneficiary of a shift away from the dollar by countries fearing its “weaponization” by US authorities.
Despite signs that inflation in most major economies has peaked and is trending back down, recent data releases have renewed fears that central
The US Inflation Reduction Act should be seen as a wake-up call for Europe. As the European Investment Bank Group holds its first-ever EIB
Following the government’s abandonment of its zero-COVID policy in December – and especially since the middle of last month – the economy
Efforts to prohibit financial institutions from considering environmental, social, and governance criteria reflect a fundamental misunderstanding
Chinese policymakers must somehow implement policies to reduce the cost of raising children without crashing the economy. But even if they
The map of Ukraine a year from now will most likely resemble nothing so much as the map as it appears today. The year ahead promises to be
After almost 250 years, the US Marine Corps is facing what may be its biggest threat — from within.
With the world increasingly turning away from economic integration and cooperation, the second wave of globalization is threatening to give
As US inflation gradually eases, the claim that today’s inflationary pressures are the result of a temporary supply shock has re-emerged.