Rich countries are spending billions to secure vaccine doses for their citizens — but not everyone can afford to play the global betting game.
America First! Donald Trump’s rhetoric may sound tough, but ahead of the G20 meeting, the isolationist stance is already starting to hurt America’s global standing.
In 11 years, the first nuclear weapon since 1945 will be used in a conflict and China and America will defuse the crisis.
Crisis branding can be an effective political campaign strategy because it draws power from frightening people, but it has no place in day-to-day governance. Normalizing fright and violence is not a governance model and is a huge step in the wrong direction.
The attempted coup, or whatever it was, had to do with a great deal more than this of course. But its aftermath is in part about regaining Turkey's space, lost as Turkey became dependent on the United States following the downing of the jet.
What may be a window of opportunity for Chinese investors will, however, be a headache for Chinese firms relying on exports. Falling prices on corporate assets reflect that domestic demand in Europe is weakening after the Leave vote.
In a matter of years, almost everything that moves will be digitized, be it our cars, our bikes or our bodies, by using mobile phones or wearing digitized garments. This era of the Internet of Things will trigger new policy and ethical questions.