Theresa May–A Global Britain Post BREXIT


January 17, 2017 Theresa May– A Global Britain Post BREXIT In a major speech on Tuesday, the British Prime Minister Theresa May outlined a 12-point plan on what relationship Britain will seek to have with the E.U. once it leaves the bloc. Here’s the text of her speech, as delivered at London’s Lancaster House on … Continue reading

UMNO after GE-14


January 17, 2017 Thanks to the fractious Opposition, UMNO after GE-14 by S. Thayaparan@www.malaysiakini.com “Justice can sleep for years and awaken when it is least expected. A miracle is nothing more than dormant justice from another time arriving to compensate those it has cruelly abandoned. Whoever knows this is willing to suffer, for he knows … Continue reading

Economic Crises and the Crisis of Economics


January 17, 2017 Economic Crises and the Crisis of Economics: Economists should learn to be humble and accept their own limitations by Paola Subacchi@www.project-syndicate.org Paola Subacchi is Research Director of International Economics at Chatham House and Professor of Economics at the University of Bologna. She is the author of The People’s Money: How China is … Continue reading

Trump’s Interview with The Times and Germany’s Bild


January 17, 2017 Trump’s Interview with The Times and Germany’s Bild http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/full-transcript-of-interview-with-donald-trump-5d39sr09d The Times of London Michael Gove and Kai Diekmann, right, interviewing Donald Trump in his eponymous tower in New York– Daniel Biskup This is the full transcript of Donald Trump’s interview with Times’ Michael Gove and Kai Diekmann, former chief editor of the … Continue reading

The Kindleberger Trap


January 16, 2017 The Kindleberger Trap by Joseph S.Nye @www.project-syndicate.org CAMBRIDGE – As US President-elect Donald Trump prepares his administration’s policy toward China, he should be wary of two major traps that history has set for him. The “Thucydides Trap,” cited by Chinese President Xi Jinping, refers to the warning by the ancient Greek historian … Continue reading

Davos elites struggle for answers as Trump era dawns


January 16, 2017 Davos elites struggle for answers as Trump era dawns By Noah Barkin http://www.reuters.com/article/us-davos-meeting-preview-idUSKBN14Z07V DAVOS, Switzerland – The global economy is in better shape than it’s been in years. Stock markets are booming, oil prices are on the rise again and the risks of a rapid economic slowdown in China, a major source … Continue reading