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A return to foreign aid Realpolitik: the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation

A return to foreign aid Realpolitik: the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation

By Phil W. Reynolds  China is winning the influence war in Asia, and to understand its strategy, one only has…
U.S.’s ‘Prosper Africa’ initiative launches in Mozambique, fighting uphill battle against corruption

U.S.’s ‘Prosper Africa’ initiative launches in Mozambique, fighting uphill battle against corruption

By Tom Sheehy The Trump Administration will roll out its Prosper Africa initiative at the U.S.-Africa Business Summitheld by the Corporate…
Deficits as far as the eye can see

Deficits as far as the eye can see

By Arthur S. Guarino The Trump Administration must deal with a financial problem of its own making: The Federal Budget…
Driverless cars are going to disrupt the airline industry

Driverless cars are going to disrupt the airline industry

By Stephen Rice, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Scott Winter, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University As driverless cars become more capable and more…
Big tech surveillance could damage democracy

Big tech surveillance could damage democracy

By Chase Johnson, Boise State University Data is often called the oil of the 21st century. The more tech companies…
Malaysia – Yet another crisis looming?

Malaysia – Yet another crisis looming?

By Murray Hunter Love him or hate him, Mahathir Mohamed during his first stint as prime minister was able to…
How soybeans became China’s most powerful weapon in Trump’s trade war

How soybeans became China’s most powerful weapon in Trump’s trade war

By Ian Sheldon, The Ohio State University Soybeans may not seem all that useful in a war. Nonetheless they’ve become…
Sensation of financialization

Sensation of financialization

By Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Michael Lim Mah Hui Over recent decades, the scope, size, concentration, power and even the purpose…
The reasons for the United States – China trade war

The reasons for the United States – China trade war

By Arthur S. Guarino The economic superpowers of the United States and China have entered into a significant trade war.…
What China wants: 3 things motivating China’s position in trade negotiations with the US

What China wants: 3 things motivating China’s position in trade negotiations with the US

By Penelope B. Prime, Georgia State University Relations between the U.S. and China have deteriorated sharply in recent days after…
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