Category: World

Geopolitics and the Geometry of Global Trade

McKinsey’s Global Economics Intelligence executive summary, January 2024) includes analysis of the changing geometry of…

Shockwaves in the Global Order

While the U.S.–Israel alliance has become isolated, new ones are emerging. Helena Cobban in the…

Hegel’s World Revolutions

Terry Eagleton at the London Review of Books: The​ Oxford philosopher Gilbert Ryle claimed he…

How Much Does the UN Really Cost?

UN Spokesperson Farhan Haq answers common questions about the UN’s budget, including how the UN…

Where Western and Indian Philosophy Meet

Schopenhauer is not a reliable guide to the Upanishads. Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad in IAI on Comparing Western…

War, AI and the New Global Arms Race

Lethal drones with facial recognition, armed robots, autonomous fighter jets: we’re at the dawn of…

Ten Key Takeaways From Davos 2024

We have to build new economic models, new businesses and possibly new lifestyles or humanity…

IMF’s Summer of Discontent?

Argentina’s latest tango with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is a stress test for the…

Economy: As the Empire Crumbles

Economic Update with Richard D. Wolff on Democracy at Work: In this week’s episode of…

‘The Cloud’: Emmy Award Winning Actor Logan Crawford Interviews Jamil Usman About His Novel

Author Usman, a US national of Pakistan origin, lives in New Jersey. His novel’s main…

Where is Balochistan and Why is it the Target of Iran and Pakistan Strikes?

Region is divided between three countries and has a long history of resistance against Pakistan…

The City That’s at its Most Wonderful — and Coat-free — in Winter

Cheap bars, alfresco food, fewer tourists and longer hours of daylight make Lisbon shine even…