Comment & Opinion - Columnists Archives

26 May 2022
Sen, Amartya. Home in the World: A Memoir, Penguin Books Ltd. ISBN: 9781846144868. No contemporary famous economist has as broad interests and knowledge, nor as diverse life…
19 May 2022
The 18-year-old white supremacist who travelled to Buffalo to shoot Black shoppers at the local supermarket didn’t only target the 10 Black people whom he killed. His hate-filled…
18 May 2022
Branko Milanovic explores the tricky economic decisions facing Russia as it is increasingly globally isolated.   In the next decade or so, the history of economic policy…
17 May 2022
Scott L. Montgomery argues that dangers can transpire when myths and lies evolve into abiding truths. Vladimir Putin’s war, it seems clear, is not waged against Ukraine…
06 May 2022
Brian Stoddart explores the impact of COVID on countries, companies or individuals efforts to restore damaged public images by sponsoring popular international or national sports…
27 April 2022
Brian Stoddart unpicks Australia's foreign policy debates, including its new “love in” with China, warm words for India and the need to pacify America over the Pacific. As an…
26 April 2022
Branko Milanovic argues that post-Putin, Russia's billionaires may favor a weak central government or true oligarchy and to insist on the domestic rule of law. The…
20 April 2022
Russia’s war in Ukraine is producing an earthquake in international affairs. The war has raised new questions about national security across Europe and is shaking up energy…
07 April 2022
C.J. Polychroniou and C. P. Chandrasekhar discuss India's response to the pandemic, the Ukraine crisis, and policymaking and neoliberal economics.  C.J.…
06 April 2022
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine may go down in history as the moment in the current geopolitical cycle when politics took over from economics as the main decision-making driver. The…