Tag Archives: society

Quo Vadis, Argentina?

Why is Argentina in such a sorry state, economically, politically and socially?

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Change Is Coming to America

Nearly four years after Barack Obama’s two-term presidency, the political promise he represented might finally be fulfilled.

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US Democracy and the Age of American Impotence

U.S. democracy has devolved into a kabuki show. No real reform, no matter how pressing, ever gets done.

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The Death of Globalization? COVID 19 and the Nation-State

The temptation to forecast the end of globalization is large, but very premature.

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Advantage Asia: Social Cohesion as King in the COVID 19 Era

Social cohesion will be critical in this new world of the COVID 19 crisis. Asia’s case proves that social cohesion is Janus-faced, working in two opposite directions.

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COVID 19: Six Uncomfortable Questions

How will the coronavirus crisis affect business, education, food supply and security?

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COVID 19: 21st Century Reality Check

Beyond airlines and cruise ships, what is the business outlook for Airbnb, co-living, bars and cafes, discos and cinemas, open-air markets?

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Social Distancing and the End of the Human Race

We were once concerned that robots might replace and displace humans. The much greater risk is that humans will become robots. No emotion. No love. No shared laughter. No shared tears.

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The West and Japan’s Response to Cheap Money

In every culture, low interest rates impact the fabric of society and mindsets in distinct ways. Each country thus develops its unique manifestation of nihilism.

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Why Negative Interest Rates Are So Pernicious

Interest rates are the mechanism by which risk links the world of economics and society.

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