“El Bloqueo es como un genocidio:” Washington’s Changes in its Cuba Policy

Located only 90 miles south of Florida, the Republic of Cuba has been and continues to suffer and be frozen in time due to...

Compromises & Constraints: The Keys to The Encryption Debate?

End-to-end (E2E) encryption-the highest publicly available standard for securing digital communications-is under threat from governments concerned about its implications for public safety and security....

China’s AI-led powerhouse

Amongst the many technological changes shaping the future of the global economy, Artificial Intelligence (AI) developments are presenting the most exciting innovations. From grading...

Black Gold Mine

By: Gulshan Bashirova (Guest Writer) The Caspian Sea is shared by the Transcaucasian and Central Asian countries Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Iran and Turkmenistan. The biggest oil and...

Nuclear Renaissance in Developing Countries: Will it Pay off?

By: Armita Haghi (Guest Writer) Nuclear waste can be classified into three categories: low-, intermediate- and high-level waste. Items like tools or clothes, which have been...

The Singapore of Africa?

In November 2018, during a business trip to the Rwandan capital Kigali, Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma did not mince his words. Calling Rwanda “a...

“We Need The Next Marx!”

By: Thomas Kögler (Guest Writer) In his magisterial “Capital in the Twenty-First Century,” the French economist Thomas Piketty showed that inequality in terms of both...

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...

Russia’s Pension Reform: A Necessary Evil?

By: Ruben Hirsch (Guest Writer) On August 29, Vladimir Putin took the rare step of appearing on national television to address the Russian nation. In...

Charter Cities – A Solution for Europe?

As parts of eastern Europe continue to struggle with persistent challenges of emigration and poverty, recent Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Romer’s concept of...

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