Rising inflation is causing pain to hundreds of millions. Interest rates have gone up to curb inflation. Many countries are in trouble with rising deficits and debts. Rising interest rates have pushed the cost of both servicing and borrowing debt...
Inflation is causing havoc across the world and, especially, in Turkiye . This has caused illicit trade to shoot up and Turkiye’s government must act speedily to control it.
The multiple and persistent problems in India around the procurement of cereals and pulses could be solved by studying the success of procurement methods and procedures in the milk production sector, and in particular, the Amul Model.
A rising China is pushing Australia and Japan closer. Both want a free and open Indo-Pacific. Therefore, they are cooperating to counter China’s efforts to dominate this region.
Saudi Arabia’s response to the market threat posed by US shale was to broker a partnership with Russia in 2016. Six years later, that partnership is working very well, allowing the Saudis to exert geopolitical influence while shrugging off demands from the Biden White House.
Capitalism’s endgame of harvesting the future is in play, now that markets value children’s attention as more valuable for revenue than for learning. There are possible solutions if we can first acknowledge the problem. A review of Dr. Susan Linn Who’s Raising the Kids? provides some clues to the solution.
The COVID-19 pandemic, war, geopolitical rivalry and a growing climate crisis have dominated the news, but very few things match the importance of the 17 sustainable development goals the UN has defined for the future of humanity. The goals can be achieved but only by calling into question the prevailing practices.