Tag Archive for: "globalisation"
Democracies need alliances to secure vital supply chains

For the past 30 years, geoeconomics has trumped geopolitics. The relative stability of international relations, driven by the absence of great-power rivalry and ideological competition, created an environment conducive to global economic growth. Opening markets …

The deadly urgency of now

‘This is not a discrete one-off episode’, warned Jeremy Farrar, the head of Wellcome Trust, a global health research foundation. ‘[T]his is now an endemic human infection.’ Covid-19, as Farrar suggests, knows no boundaries, geographic, …

Salvaging the European Union

As Winston Churchill once observed, too many people who ‘stumble over the truth’ will ‘pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened’. But in the case of Covid-19, the world has been …