Future of Money – Part 3
A comprehensive picture of the forces and actors that are critical to understanding and navigating the future financial system.
Western Expats Are No Longer Safe in China
Beijing’s swift release of two Canadians held on trumped-up charges confirms that Xi Jinping is prepared to stoop to the level of late Libyan dictator Muammar al-Qaddafi and engage in hostage diplomacy.
Future of Money – Part 2
The widespread adoption of cryptocurrencies could undermine governments' control over monetary policies and disrupt global finance.
China’s Social Credit System Is Actually Quite Boring
A supposedly Orwellian system is fragmented, localized, and mostly targeted at businesses.
Future of Money – Part 1
Driven by perceived U.S. sanctions overreach, numerous countries now seek to circumvent the dollar-dominated financial system. Emerging technologies are paving the way.
Big Tech’s Stranglehold on Artificial Intelligence Must Be Regulated
The technology is too important to be left in the clutches of Silicon Valley.
Hong Kong Has Gotten Seriously Risky for International Business
The national security law is a direct threat to foreign firms.
China’s Ultramarathon Tragedy Was a Fad Gone Bad
Inexperienced companies rushing into badly regulated new sectors is a recipe for disaster.
Does Beijing’s Belligerent Birthday Party Herald a New Arms Race?
The Chinese Communist Party’s anniversary celebration is taking place amid a nuclear buildup.
What Didi Got Wrong
The ride-hailing app won the Chinese cab wars. Its next logical step turned out to be a huge mistake.
Is India the New China in Africa?
Promising a more inclusive and transparent development model, New Delhi is looking to become the region’s biggest partner.
Tulipmania in Space
SPACs are creating a space bubble that will eventually come crashing back to Earth along with cosmic junk launched during the current frenzy.
Erdogan’s Power Plays Turn to Profit Margins
The Turkish president is willing to tank the economy if it means he can quash his ideological opponents.
The Shrinking Chinese State
A look at Beijing’s spending suggests that Western fears of its influence may be misdirected.
The West Needs Champions
With China strongly backing its big national firms, the West should consider doing the same.
Why Western Companies Should Leave China
Consumers will punish brands that rely on forced Uighur labor. While abandoning the Chinese market might hit profits, it will bolster reputations.
How to Keep Activist CEOs Honest
New sustainable finance regulations in Europe will raise the bar for green investment.