"Americans are suffering a new disease peak worse than the worst of April. How lethal will this new peak be? We will learn that the way we seem to learn everything in this era of Trump: the hard way," @davidfrum writes:
China’s policy commitment to development ranks 35th of the 40 countries in the CDI. Some of the results may seem counterintuitive: Most people know that China provides major levels of finance to Africa, and that it’s a big producer of greenhouse...
The world could be witnessing a fundamental shift in the very nature of the global economy.
Int'l Affairs ForumRT @ForeignAffairs: The COVID-19 pandemic is putting extraordinary pressure on societies and economies across the globe. @BrankoMilan considers what the current changes could mean in the long term—and what countries can do now to prevent social breakdown.
The pandemic will change the economic and financial order forever. We asked nine leading global thinkers for their predictions.
Int'l Affairs ForumRT @PIIE: The pandemic will worsen 4 preexisting conditions of the world economy, @AdamPosen says:
1️⃣ Secular stagnation
2️⃣ Gap between rich countries & others in resilience to crises
3️⃣ Over-reliance on $USD
4️⃣ Economic nationalism
Economic nationalism has resurfaced in a global economy already weakened by the COVID-19 pandemic. People and politicians try to look after those closest to them, hoarding medical equipment and withholding aid for poorer countries. But these...
Part of a series of proposals for the G20’s* agenda on the COVID-19 pandemic.
Int'l Affairs ForumRT @_AnabelG: Merchandise trade flows are projected to go down between 13-32% in 2020, with disastrous consequences.
To protect people and minimize harm, global #trade cooperation is critical.
#G20 countries could start here.
Int'l Affairs ForumRT @AEI: "There is a hunger in this nation for something more and COVID-19 may finally be the tipping point for communities to organize and for a realignment to emerge." @SamuelAbramsAEI
The global health community strives to ensure that all people, regardless of who they are or where they live, can access quality health services without financial hardship. To meet the health-related SDGs and the commitments laid out in the 2019...