The Ukraine conflict represents an existential threat to global food security as some of the world’s largest food exporters: Russia and Ukraine, become embroiled in war. Economics Columnist Sean O’Connell explores what’s happening to world food supplies, and the geopolitical and humanitarian outcomes that come from empty stomachs.
The current climate-change crisis demands attention and the public is looking to policy makers to make a move. With a variety of advantages and disadvantages to consider, the debate for policy tools has run long.
The idea of a free market ideology is being questioned as The White House ordered a “whole government approach” regulating activities towards the cryptocurrency market. Many U.S. crypto users believe that it will strengthen the financial market in general, and the digital economy in particular. Yet, others believe it puts a limit on technological advancement of the country.
Coachella is one of the world’s largest music concerts. After seeing cancellations in 2019 and 2020, the festival will finally be seeing a return in 2022. Check out this article to learn more about the financial and environmental impact Coachella has on the local community.
The Russian economy has taken a massive hit as sanctions bite. The effects – both ongoing and soon-to-be – will create chaos within the previously strong-standing society. The country, now being cut off by neighbors and pressured into inescapable stalemates, has introduced new policies detrimental to the Russian people and business. Read on to learn more about the effects of sanctions and to review excerpts of an exclusive BRB interview with a Russian business owner.
With the rise of self-sufficient capital’s ability, today’s firms are becoming more efficient and productive while the average worker is not seeing these gains. In this transitory period, laborers are being displaced, while productivity continues to increase. This article discusses the dirty side of the digital revolution and how it has negatively impacted workers.