The Venezuelan crisis and geopolitics: What will the outcome be?

The crisis in Venezuela is occupying the headlines and key spaces of the international media. Three headline-grabbing issues are attracting the media’s attention: images...

The Iranian revolution: An anniversary few expected

Forty years ago, a revolution took place in Iran, which the world referred to as the ‘Islamic Revolution’. In some ways, the emergence of...
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China’s growth deceleration: Causes and future growth prospects

China has achieved miraculous growth in the four decades since economic reforms began in 1978, averaging 9.5% in real GDP growth per annum. However,...
World Economic Forum 2019

Revolutionising Davos: A platform for collective intelligence

What is the purpose of Davos? The question lingers, as the latest edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF) ended just over a week...

Venezuela: The symptoms of multipolarity

The events unfolding in Venezuela since 22 January 2019 cannot be properly understood without considering two points: on the one hand, the interstate relations...
growth

Slowdown of growth in China: Circumstances or choice?

In 2007, Chinese GDP grew by 14%. Since that time growth rates have almost continuously fallen and amounted to only 6.6% in 2018 (fig....
trade

Rethinking free trade agreements in uncertain times

After US President Donald Trump withdrew from Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), involving twelve countries on the Pacific rim, on his first day in office,...
Heads of State at the Argentina G20 Summit. (Credit: GovernmentZA/Flickr, CC BY-ND 2.0)

Notes and conclusions from the Argentina G20

The government of Argentina took a chance when they offered to host the 2018 G20 Summit. Not only in terms of diplomatic, logistical, and...
yellow vests

Yellow vests and blue mandarins

Pointing to France’s long history of combining forms of dirigiste policymaking with interest group fragmentation, Jürgen Grote looks at the yellow vests movement and...

Brexit: Are the British elite up to the task?

Continental Europe experienced a boost in development, while recovering from the destruction of World War II and especially after the creation of European Economic...

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