After years of ultra-loose fiscal, monetary, and credit policies and the onset of major negative supply shocks, stagflationary pressures are
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The unanticipated outcome of the US 2022 midterm election shows that Americans can sense the challenges they face, and believe that they can
After the Taliban returned to power in Afghanistan 15 months ago, its leaders broke their promise to allow girls to continue pursuing secondary
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While today’s inflationary surge is nothing like the hyperinflationary episodes of the twentieth century, its long-term impact may reverberate
Democracy is premised on equality, and all citizens are supposed to have an equal chance to influence political decisions. But for too long
Chinese President Xi Jinping seems determined to use his unprecedented third five-year term to reshape international institutions to suit
In the short term, Western countries seeking to counter the Kingdom’s swing-producer power could release additional strategic reserves
Financial markets have become accustomed to central bank liquidity. Weaning them off won’t be easy.
The end of the pandemic may be in sight, but COVID-19 could be a harbinger of future calamities. If global leaders do not establish equitable
China learned from Russia’s post-1991 experience and pursued its economic liberalization with more care. But it ultimately could not avoid
Advanced economies have long relied principally on developing countries for primary commodities and natural resources to fuel their industries
Russian aggression and nuclear saber rattling have reminded us that the likelihood of nuclear war is a matter of both independent and interdependent
Although the US Supreme Court’s conservative supermajority has declared war on rights that a majority of US citizens cherish, US states
Russia’s occupation of Ukraine’s peacetime nuclear reactors is a reminder that diplomacy must find solutions to safeguard nuclear power
Contrary to popular perception, Russia is losing on the battlefield and in economics.
Because America’s sky-high inflation rate is driven heavily by supply-side shortages, it will not be brought down by demand-suppressing
Today’s energy crisis could prove to be worse that those of the 1970s. Policy must respond.
Former Prime Minister Abe Shinzō’s assassination understandably comes as a shock, given that Japan has not experienced political violence
Central banks’ only real option for tackling inflation is to reduce demand – an approach that implies a significant drag on global growth.
Globalization is not dead. But it is evolving. And it can still be shaped for the betterment of all.
The momentum behind mandatory climate-risk disclosure is building globally. By acting now on its own proposed rule change, the US Securities
According to the World Bank’s latest forecast, global growth is projected to slow by 2.7 percentage points between 2021 and 2024 – more
Unprecedented extreme-heat episodes like the heatwave in India and Pakistan this spring and the 2021 heat dome in the Pacific Northwest are