China’s creation of its new digital currency may be the first shot in a new form of monetary warfare. The CCCP is taking steps to undermine
Ever wonder how humanity can create a circular economy in which production, distribution, consumption, and reuse of products and materials
The droughts, floods, and severe weather that come with climate change will leave the world’s poorest and most vulnerable even worse
Autarky and authoritarianism rarely accompany economic dynamism. China’s latest fie year plan, which emphasizes both, could be a road to
Sound money requires utility and trust. That’s why digital currencies are more likely to succeed than Bitcoin.
The disproportionate share of insurrectionists at the US Capitol with a military background are not representative of the armed forces as
Thucydides attributed the war that ripped apart the ancient Greek world to two causes: the rise of Athenian power, and the fear that this
President Joe Biden’s administration appears determined to separate America’s relationship with the Kingdom from the relationship
Bitcoin is all the rage, but the computers employed by Bitcoin miners will soon consume more electricity annually than the whole of the Netherlands,
The pandemic forced me to change my business model completely. In doing so, it challenged my long-held view that free trade, globalism and
US-China economic and trade relations need a re-boot. The rhetoric from both sides is encouraging, compared to the mishaps of the past four
Prioritizing national vaccination in rich countries while ignoring the rest may not work. The aim should be to vaccinate the global population
In confronting the COVID-19 crisis, US President Joe Biden will avoid many of his predecessor’s mistakes, not least by heeding the advice
The pandemic has exacerbated disparities in the provision of basic healthcare and urgently accelerated the need for a new focus on models
Europeans know the veneer of civilisation is thinner than we like to think. As President Biden is sworn in, we will be hoping he ushers in
The recent uptick in bond yields bears watching, for the implications could be far-reaching for markets, economies and politics.
Those who wreaked havoc on the U.S. Capitol were untrained in the core skills needed to be citizens of a democracy. It is time for a national
Humanity faces critical decisions in the 2020s. The coronavirus was a warning shot about our misalignment with nature – a prelude, perhaps,
The pandemic has been a human disaster on many levels, much of which was initially beyond our control. But when it comes to how government
Much of the debate about the relationship between capitalism and democracy, economics and ethics, individual and community overlooks a very
Government debt levels have soared, yet borrowing costs have never been lower. Do deficits matter anymore?
Humanity is approaching mastery of nuclear fusion, our greatest technological leap since we discovered fire.
Competition is critical to an economy’s vitality. Without it, free markets cease to be free. Is this now happening?
A pandemic, a solvency crisis and inflation may seem a strange combination. But 2020 has been a strange year in more ways than one – 2021