How The Suez Accident Changed Global Trade

By Sophie Nepali Due to high winds and a dust storm, the Ever Given – known to be one of the world’s largest container ships – found itself stuck across the Suez Canal on March 23rd. As a result, global trade was devastated for six days.  In addition to social media hilarity, this triggered an […]

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Boycotts, Nationalism and Burning Nike Trainers: How China Is Changing the Game

By Thomas Chan The controversy over Xinjiang’s cotton and alleged forced labour have once again shifted the international focus onto human rights abuse issues and allegations of genocide in this Chinese autonomous region.  It started as the CCP’s Communist Youth League dug up statements from Nike and H&M last year, regarding their concerns over forced […]

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The World After Covid: A New Role for Fiscal Policy

By Joseph Eyre As the Covid-19 pandemic passes the grim milestones of a year of devastation and two million deaths, the disruption caused and its implications on the future are becoming more clear. From the way we work, to action on climate and the economy, it’s fair to say that the post-Covid world will be […]