With energy demand, predicted to rise 20% through 2025, National Oil Companies are poised to have even an greater impact on the global economy, and in shaping oil producing countries' foreign policies.
Does attachment to cultural values and traditions that never change help you or hurt you in a market economy that is always changing?
Like it or not, even a capitalist economy is a system in which your actions affect other people. Your freedom to swing your fist ends, famously, at the tip of my nose, and what you buy and don't buy affects other people.
All enlightened governments, including Canada's, which just signed an investment agreement, should deem Venezuela a "no-go" zone.
The Department of the Development of the National Workforce has placed Qataris in 9,230 jobs previously held by expatriates in the public and private sector.