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The 2019 European elections: Europe at a crossroads

Topics: | EAST - WEST
An old friend once described the recurring dilemma of the European Union with the phrase, “the EU represents the nationalisation of success and the Europeanisation of problems”. With contemporary...

The debate on American hegemony

Topics: | POLICIES AND INSTITUTIONS |
Ian Clark is correct when he writes that “the present state of the ‘hegemony debate’ is, to say the least, confusing” (Clark, 2009, p.24). The aim of this paper...

Civil society in China: A snapshot of discourses, legislation, and social realities

Topics: | | POLICIES AND INSTITUTIONS
China’s 2019 calendar of commemorative events, many of which are politically charged, is packed. In addition, the trade conflict with the United States has intensified beyond expectations and massed...

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The debate on American hegemony

Ian Clark is correct when he writes that “the present state of the ‘hegemony debate’...

Civil society in China: A snapshot of discourses, legislation, and social realities

China’s 2019 calendar of commemorative events, many of which are politically charged, is packed. In...

Italy’s race after the MoU on the Silk Road

China is getting closer and closer. In the Italian government, some welcome it whereas others...

Trade unions and social movements: Opportunities and obstacles in alliance-building and cooperation

At a time when much of the Western world is concerned with the upsurge of...

Trends in a transition economy: Kazakhstan’s monetary policy after independence

After the collapse of the Soviet Union, former socialist countries entered a phase of economic...

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Civil society in China: A snapshot of discourses, legislation, and social realities

China’s 2019 calendar of commemorative events, many of which are politically charged, is packed. In...

Billionaires, millionaires, inequality, and happiness

The relationship between inequality and happiness is counterintuitive. This applies to both inequality in income...

The Eurasia Integration Index: A concept note

Economic integration is a process that aims to reduce barriers that exist in economic, social,...

Eurasian outlook

The Astana Economic Forum 2019 is going to be held on 16-17 May 2019 and...

If the Chinese buying spree is over, why does the US housing affordability crisis persist?

For US housing, the great Chinese buying spree is over, or so it seems, for...

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