The Global Role of BRICS

The annual BRICS summit, hosted by China in Xiamen on September 3-5, is the second major international event in China this year to focus on issues confronting developing economies, following

Analysis: White House Chaos, in one picture

President Donald Trump was in the midst of an hour-long “congratulatory” call with Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to the White House’s readout. In the photo, he is surrounded by

Trumps presidency A warning for the rest of the world

By David Andelman: The world was watching, but got little comfort from Donald Trump’s inaugural address. The theme was quite clearly stated: “We are issuing a new decree to be heard in every city, in every foreign capital, in every hall of power,” President Trump proclaimed, “From this day forward it’s going to be only America first.”

Obama puts Trump on the spot with Russia sanctions

By Frida Ghitis

(CNN): President Barack Obama, at long, long last, responded forcefully to Russia’s unprecedented interference in America’s democratic process. We can all wonder what might have happened if he had acted sooner, but that question no longer matters.

Hong Kong to withdraw visa free entry facility for Indians

Beijing (PTI): In a setback to Indian travellers, the Hong Kong, a special administrative region of China, has withdrawn the visa-free facility for Indians and they will now have to complete a pre-arrival registration from January.

Bad News For Americas Workers

Joseph E. Stiglitz
As US President-elect Donald Trump fills his cabinet, what have we learned about the likely direction and impact of his administration’s economic policy?