Created on the ideological foundation of an “ever closer union,” the European Union (EU) consists of 28 economically wedded nations. Despite the EU’s image as a singular European family with common monetary and agricultural policy, it finds itself on uncertain ...

For generations, animosity between the Jewish state in the Levant and the Muslim countries of the Arabian peninsula has lingered. Since the Arab-Israeli War in 1948, nuclear decimation between the former Soviet Union and the U.S. has been averted, Europe ...

The lead-up to the release of Disney’s live-action remake of the 1998 animated classic “Mulan” has generated a storm of international controversy. The movie was partially filmed in the Xinjiang province of China, an area notorious for its ongoing oppression ...

Lebanon’s capital, Beirut, is its lifeline to the world. The city serves as an important cultural and economic hub of the Arab world, and its geopolitical position provides essential links between markets in Asia, Europe and Africa.  Unfortunately, this lifeline ...

Consumer behavior has changed drastically throughout these past few months amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The most dramatic and obvious change has been in online consumerism, which has increased for all kinds of products, from the most basic necessities to the ...

Climate change is threatening the global citizen’s morning cup of coffee, with scientists predicting a 50% decrease in land sustainable for coffee production by 2050. Around 500 million cups of coffee are consumed annually, so how will the caffeine-reliant population ...

With former Citibank chairman Walter Wriston once declaring “countries don’t go bust,” the notion of a central government defaulting on its debt produces an image of nothing less than anarchy and societal collapse. Yet, Argentina has done just that: becoming ...

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, global financial stability has dissolved into chaos. The proliferation of the virus in countries throughout the world has placed numerous restrictions on the way countries now interact — such as trade between China ...

Twelve years ago, when the collapse of the American housing market and the subprime lending market led to a global recession, the U.S. government spent $152 billion to stimulate its economy, bailing out Wall Street, providing tax cuts to individual ...

While 2019 was one of the hottest years on record, it was also one of the hottest years for corporate “sustainability”. Despite big oil’s continuous pledge of a renewable future 2018 was the first time that sustainable energy saw a ...