Global Capitalism: Crisis of Humanity and the Specter of 21st Century Fascism

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By William I. Robinson World capitalism is experiencing the worst crisis in its 500 year history. Global capitalism is a qualitatively new stage in the...

The Causes of the Banking Crises of the 1920’s

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By Simon D. Norton The credit crunch of 2007-2008 shares many similarities in terms of causes with the Depression Era and wave of bank failures...

Global Tourism and Travel Industry: Performance During the Double-Dip Recession and Recommendations for Transition...

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By Maharaj Vijay Reddy This review article outlines the impressive growth of the global tourism and travel industry during the on-going economic slowdown. It briefly...

Ancient Amazons: Warrior Women in Myth and History

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By Adrienne Mayor In Greek myth, Amazons were fierce women of exotic lands who gloried in hunting and war. The greatest Greek heroes, Heracles and...

Company Boards in China and India – Functioning on Half a Brain?

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By Alice de Jonge Studies have shown that companies perform better when there is an equal representation of women at senior levels. However, some countries...

The Strategic Significance of Central Asia

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By David Denoon The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 led to the creation of five newly independent states in Central Asia: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan,...

The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons and...

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By Jeremy Rifkin The third Industrial Revolution is on its way. New York Times

The New Competition: Brands from Emerging Markets

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By Jan-Benedict E.M. Steenkamp In an article adapted from Brand Breakout: How Emerging Market Brands Will Go Global, Jan-Benedict E.M. Steenkamp argues that emerging market...

China and the Middle East: More Than Oil

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By Abbās Varij Kāzemi & Xiangming Chen China has spread its ties to the Middle East in ways that go beyond oil. Below, Abbās Varij Kāzemi...

The Rise of the Petroyuan and the Slow Erosion of Dollar Hegemony

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By Flynt Leverett and Hillary Mann Leverett For seventy years, one of the critical foundations of American power has been the dollar’s standing as the...

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