Economy

The European Union’s Wrong Approach to China

Economy Daniel Lacalle - May 20, 2024.

The leaders of the European Union have become increasingly concerned about the Chinese economy.  For years, the EU saw itself as one of the main beneficiaries...

How to Combat Inflation?

Economy Emre Alkin - May 18, 2024.

Sometimes knowing what not to do rather than trying to find out "what to do" makes a remedy stronger. Since fuelling the economy, on the...

Biking Is (Finally) Having A Moment

Energy Gordon Feller - May 14, 2024.

Transport is, by far, the largest generator of the world’s daily dose of greenhouse gas emissions. The cleanest and greenest mode of transport, by far,...

Why Meat Is Expensive in Big Cities?

Economy Emre Alkin - May 11, 2024.

Today, discount chain stores and national supermarket chains, having replaced small shops, greengrocers, butchers, sellers of dried nuts and fruits and even bakeries, have become...

Regional crises threaten undersea fiber networks - how close are we to internet disruptions?

Technology Gordon Feller - May 7, 2024.

Any conflict involving major maritime routes could potentially threaten undersea cables. For example, if the emerging conflict between Taiwan and China became violent, the resulting...

Don't Think You Are Ready Immune: Watch Carefully Turkish Experience 

Economy Emre Alkin - May 4, 2024.

It was the 1970’s. People would swim on Yeniköy’s coast in Istanbul, relax by the clear blue waters of the Marmara Sea. I remember I...

Red Sea crisis - the spotlight is now on alternatives

Economy Gordon Feller - April 30, 2024.

The ongoing Red Sea crisis has severely disrupted maritime trade routes, forcing shipping companies and cargo owners to explore alternative modes of transportation.  As the world’s...

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