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The modern world-system is dead. Long live the millennial world-system! READ MORE

May 20, 2018

Blockchain database technologies will power tomorrow’s internet of things, and that could include the Navy’s onboard weapons systems. READ MORE

May 17, 2018

Trump has repeatedly roiled the normally slow-moving world of trade negotiations with his preference for fast action and his penchant for personal diplomacy. His “about-face” on ZTE is just one more card in a complicated game of trade poker. READ MORE

May 14, 2018

Uttar Pradesh, home to 15% of India’s population, remains poorer than Haiti or Rwanda. Narendra Modi and the BJP will have to do more to win over its mostly rural voters if they want to stay in power past 2019. READ MORE

May 13, 2018

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un and the U.S. President Donald Trump will meet on June 12 in Singapore. Could they really put an end to 68 years of conflict and open a new era of peace on the Korean peninsula? READ MORE

May 10, 2018

Over the next decade, the Calichina netware economy is likely to become much more valuable than the old-fashioned commodity trading networks of the twentieth century or even the sophisticated hardware production networks of the early 2000s. READ MORE

May 9, 2018

Four years of sound fiscal management have given India’s ruling BJP the breathing space to increase spending or reduce taxes ahead of general elections due by this time next year. The country’s huge infrastructure needs are a good argument for spending rather than cutting. READ MORE

May 8, 2018

Trump’s economic team is in Beijing to talk trade. The expert consensus is that they won’t get a deal. The experts are wrong. Expect a series of announcements on Chinese market opening when the team returns to Washington next week. READ MORE

May 4, 2018