Political Economics

China, the Economic Introvert

Seemingly perpetual economic growth and China’s status as an international behemoth may be in question as President Xi Jinping shifts priorities. Dubbed an ‘economic introvert,’ the features of the foretold fortress China are being concretely laid into CCP dogma. Ushered into his ground-breaking third term as President and Politburo strongman, Xi aims to redirect China’s

Struggle Over Cobalt Supply Disturbs the Clean Energy Revolution

How China is Outmaneuvering the United States in the Race for Sustainable Energy

After a series of deals that ended in 2020, a Chinese government-sponsored mining company acquired one of the world’s richest cobalt mines from an American firm. As a result, the United States failed to safeguard decades of financial and diplomatic investments in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where Chinese companies backed by Beijing now control

God, Gold, and Glory

A Conceptual Take on the History of Capitalism and Its Possible Future

We often use the words: “capitalism, liberalism and neoliberalism” interchangeably when referring to the current global economic, political & sociocultural system to provide a plausible explanation for our way of living. Despite being proposed by different economists throughout history, they all point out a similar pattern of thinking. Arguably, it all started with the famous

Making a Resilient Future From Ancient Wisdom

Different perspectives on a sustainable world throughout time

Due to global warming and environmental problems, sustainable living is becoming a more critical necessity by the day. Society has to find more environmentally friendly ways of living to ensure humanity’s survival. Fortunately, we do not have to go too far to discover an answer to this problem. Throughout history, there have been many civilisations