Rebuilding the US consensus on trade (East Asia Forum)

The United States is experiencing an existential crisis regarding trade. The 2016 US presidential election highlighted the collapse of the US consensus on trade, with both Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump railing against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and free trade agreements. These politicians tapped into the deep-seated fears of American voters that the United States had fallen behind, that outsourcing was hollowing out the United States, and that free trade deals and China were to blame.

Rebuilding the US consensus on trade

Tami Overby, Washington DC

Blokchain and Cryptocurrencies: trends and prospects (Valdai Discussion Club)

The rapid expansion of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology have caused a great stir around the globe. While people attempt to ‘catch the last train’ making money on cryptocurrencies, states seek to respond to the challenge and benefit from these technological advances.

http://valdaiclub.com/a/reports/blokchain-and-cryptocurrencies-trends-and-prospects/

 

The BRICS summit and Russia’s renewed focus on Africa (Valdai Discussion Club)

The meeting between the Russian and South African presidents at the recent BRICS summit in Johannesburg was particularly valuable marking the birth of a new stage in bilateral relations. The course for all-out cooperation was sealed by the signing of a Joint Statement.

http://valdaiclub.com/a/highlights/brics-summit-and-russia-s-renewed-focus-on-africa/

Mark as favorite Data privacy debacle down under: Is Australia’s My Health Record doomed? (American Enterprise Institute)

Data privacy debacle down under: Is Australia’s My Health Record doomed?