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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....

The Failing Marriage of Convenience

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Hard Times for Free Trade in North America – Canada gears up for NAFTA...

As the Trump administration’s growing mistrust of international trade deals places the North American Free Trade Agreement squarely within White House crosshairs, Canada is...

Spending too much or too little? The two opposite ends of the EU spectrum

The Italian economy is floating among massive unemployment rates, which especially hit the younger generations: an over-all 11.7% unemployment rates, with a 39.2% rate...

Look at me! This is Attention Economics!

There’s a new resource in today’s economic market, which has spawned a lucrative, fast-paced industry, and is more sought after than any other. That resource...

AfCFTA: Putting the Cart before the Horse?

Following the commencement of the modern multilateral trading system, particularly with the advent of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), international trade has been institutionalised...

State Capitalism in the 21st Century

In recent years, the world has seen a rise in state interventionism. Most of these interventions, especially in developed countries, have to be seen...

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,...

The European Common Energy Market – an Unattainable Goal?

The EU has revealed new energy policies aimed at market liberalization and increased energy security in light of its vulnerability concerning energy supplies. The...

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