Eastern Europe has been hit hard by inflation in the last year and a half, primarily due to the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine that began in February 2022. Since the start of the war, Europe as a whole has ...

In an increasingly complex global landscape, the United States finds itself at a critical juncture in its foreign policy objectives. One region that demands careful attention is the Indo-Pacific, and, in particular, the strategic position that India holds within it.  ...

“I substituted my husband for bolsa familia,” said Maria Da Paz, a Brazilian mother of three young girls who lives in the hazardous landslide zone of Rio De Janeiro’s largest favelas, Rocinha, according to The Guardian. Analogous to Maria, 7.2 ...

At the forefront of Chinese foreign policy, China hopes that through economic partnership and generous lending, countries around the world can further develop their economies, allowing China to become a more resilient and powerful nation in the global arena. Since ...

In November 2022, the world of cryptocurrency hit the news wave as the trading giant, FTX, filed for bankruptcy on Nov. 11. FTX had become a household name, valued at close to $40 billion, and was the third largest exchange ...

MADRID, SPAIN – “When I first moved to this flat, I had money. All of my daughter’s friends grew up with money,” said my host mother in Spanish, rubbing her fingers together in the universal sign for cash. “But now…” ...

For almost three weeks, demonstrators in Ecuador — led by Ecuador’s largest Indigenous rights organization, the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE) — forced the country’s capital into a standstill in a protest of nationwide economic inequality. Ecuador is ...

Resource-rich countries have become increasingly apparent in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region. Countries, such as those that are a part of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), have structures defined by their resource-rich nature in areas such as oil. ...

What on Earth are rare earth minerals?  They include minerals such as dysprosium and neodymium. However, the confusing names still don’t explain what they are, nor why global superpowers like Russia, China and the United States are willing to wage ...

The recent development in the talks between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the People’s Republic of China to price about 25% of new oil contracts in yuan has increased worries about the status of the U.S. dollar. Presently, the ...