On Sunday, Xi Jinping clinched a historic third term as the Communist Party’s leader, ending decades of political precedent in the world’s second largest economy.
Inflation is a side of the coin all economic operators try to manage and leverage to their advantage. This matter becomes particularly pressing when you are the President of one of the strongest economical forces in the world. However, there are situations not even the most skilled economists can foresee, and drastic measures might need to be put in place to prevent greater damage.
The Chinese response to the US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan, the highest American representative person there since 1997, arrives. People’s Republic of China decided that the right response was to halt the US and Chinese cooperation in several fields such as defense, justice, and climate change and to take several measures against Nancy Pelosi and her immediate family members, this last by relevant laws in China.
Peru was hardly hit by the Covid-19 pandemic and a permanent state of political crisis, and yet, Peru’s economy kept performing well due to a fresh wave of domestic investments and increase in public spending. However, the country and its government still face serious challenges for its long-term economic health.
How we can understand the current socio-economic governance? Is only the private sector the main economic vector? The globalization has multiplied and strengthened economic, social, political, and environmental agendas, risks, and potential coordinations, but which should be the role of the State in this context?
How could we explain the last phase of the current globalization period? Does the slowdown in global trade, and the proliferation of climatic, health, economic and productive risks have something to do with it?
Since the outbreak of the pandemic, gender gaps in labour force participation have increased. Setting back progress to equality for women by a generation. Nevertheless, the structural inequality was standing strong before the virus struck.
Argentinian democracy has been classified as a “flawed democracy” in the 2021 Global Democracy Index. Although the consolidation of a bipartisan coalitional party system has given balance to the national arena in Argentina, the subnational level has its own dynamic, where the “strongmen” of many provinces have reportedly bent the rules of democracy to tilt the playing field in their favor.
Despite North Korea’s reports of zero cases of COVID-19, the country has finally accepted to receive external aid through the World Health Organization.
India has faced a host of social, economic and ultimately political challenges amid farmers’ protests and a COVID crisis.