Rio 2016 and the (Broken) Promises of the Olympic Games

By Simon Darnell and Rob Millington  The 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro were to catalyse and signify Brazil’s final transition into a modern, developed...

The World Bank and Neoliberalism: Continuity and Discontinuity in the Making of an Agenda

By Howard Stein Since the latter part of the 1990s the World Bank has increasingly claimed its main focus is on poverty reduction and development....

Neoliberal Globalization, Masculinity and Gender Justice

By Raewyn Connell A relatively new field of social research has documented the diversity of masculinities in the world. Globalization is not a separate issue...

Will China Inevitably Develop Powerful Global Brands? Three Possible Scenarios

By Howard Yu Given China's rapid economic development, what sort of global impact will Chinese brands have? This article identifies three scenarios, depending mainly on...

The United Nations Charter and Extra-State Warfare: The U.N. Grows Up

By Charles H. Camp & Theresa Bowman In recent years, the United Nations has come under attack as wholly inadequate to confront the modern realities...

North Rhine-Westphalia: First choice for foreign investors in Germany

North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany's economically strongest federal state, has proven to be a particularly attractive investment location for foreign companies in Germany and Europe for...

Containing the Coronavirus: Chinese Lessons

By Dan Steinbock Despite containment in China, international response against the coronavirus has been lagging. So, what can be learned from the Chinese experience?   As the...

Kitimat, British Columbia: A Marvel of Nature and Industry

The District of Kitimat in northwestern British Columbia is a world-class port and manufacturing centre on the Pacific Rim and an emerging energy hub...
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The Success of Shenzhen ZHAOWEI Machinery & Electronics Company

The Shenzhen ZHAOWEI machinery and electronics company limited stock code 003021 went to the public on SME board in Shenzhen stock exchange successfully on...

How Will China Rebalance?

By Michael Pettis China urgently needs to rebalance its economy, but how it chooses to do so should not be constrained by undue focus on...

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