World Affairs

Tesla crashes under investigation in The USA: thirty cases linked to the assisted driving system

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) declares 30 Tesla crashes are linked to automatic pilot. According to US safety regulators, the Tesla assisted driving system has caused 10 deaths since 2016.

The issue behind our issues

Many commentators nowadays rely on a narrative in which weak productivity growth, populism, and a rising China are threatening the very survival of Western liberal democracy. Yet most of the commonly identified causes of Western discontent are in fact symptoms of a deeper intellectual breakdown

Four collision courses for the global economy

Between US President Donald Trump’s zero-sum disputes with China and Iran, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s brinkmanship with Parliament and the European Union, and Argentina’s likely return to Peronist populism, the fate of the global economy is balancing on a knife edge.

The impeachment trap

America’s Democrats have made a serious mistake by launching impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. They are replaying the Republican impeachment of Bill Clinton in 1998

Green Economy

The UAE Green Growth Strategy: energy mix and green economy

The UAE Green Growth Strategy, the approach adopted on global climate change to transform the national economy into a green economy. A project aims to reduce carbon emissions using modern technologies and innovation.

How to finance the green transition

In addition to reaffirming their commitment to reducing greenhouse-gas emissions, world leaders who gathered for the UN Climate Action summit this week also discussed how the public and private sectors can work together to tackle climate change. They should focus on the role of private finance, without which there will be no green transition World leaders

The silent suffering of climate migrants

Climate disasters have forced millions of people across South Asia into extremely precarious, inhuman conditions, without the robust global recognition and protection they desperately need.Instead of leaving climate migrants to continue suffering in silence

The right investments to address the human capital crisis

The world faces a growing human capital crisis that demands urgent attention. By making the right investments in people, especially the poorest and most vulnerable, we can help to give them the health, knowledge, and skills they need to realize their full potential

Innovation

Joining the technological frontier

Financial analysts recognize the massive growth potential of artificial intelligence and biotechnology.

Global taxation for the digital age

The European Commission’s proposal to create an EU digital services tax is aimed mainly at multinational tech giants. But should the tax take effect, it will be Europe’s own startups and digital ecosystems that pay the highest price

Why do americans pay more for drugs?

Pharmaceutical companies have willfully distorted the US prescriptiondrug market, but nearly all health-care players are complicit. Disrupting such a lucrative, well-entrenched system requires several specific changes

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