The Failing Marriage of Convenience

The 2015 nuclear deal (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) struck between the Islamic Republic of Iran and six world powers - the US, UK,...

Paradise Lost – The Venezuelan Crisis and the Response of the International Community

Venezuela anguishes in what is being described as the country’s worst economic, social and political crisis to date. A combination of low oil prices,...

Universal Basic Income: Pandemic Panacea or Policy Pipedream?

As of the middle of May 2020, 36 million Americans are unemployed, with a further three million filing for unemployment during the same week....

Empowered Women, Empowered Economies

Despite recent studies confirming that gender equality in the workplace is beneficial both in economic and social terms, the global gender pay gap in...

Russia-China Pipeline deal, political or economic move?

In the constant struggles that are the geopolitics of oil, revolutionary changes are on the horizon. Russia’s dominance of the natural gas market since...

Duties of a good neighbour? Refugee policies in Jordan

The influx of Syrian refugees has seriously altered the demography of Jordan. As the refugee population continues to grow, pressure mounts on the already...

Don’t ask what You can do for Nature… but what Nature can do...

Environmentalists have tirelessly pointed to the global environmental degradation. Many ecosystems such as wetlands, boreal areas and coral reefs have disappeared due to industrialization,...

NFTs in the Art Market: Remedy or Crisis Winner?

When taking stock of the last few months in the global art market, it is clear that the COVID-19 pandemic has left its traces....

Rise of Global Protectionism: Natural Economic Development Round or Step Back as a Necessary...

Protectionism is growing at a record pace, despite the fact that the majority of economists consider it an absurd economic policy. According to a recent...

Power Shifts after Britain’s Drift

By: Maria Lohmann (Guest Writer) With Brexit looming around the corner, France and Germany will soon be left with the responsibility of filling the power...

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