Who controls the global economy in this COVID world?

Who controls the global economy in this COVID world?

By Nicolas Hérault Low interest rates and COVID-19 mean governments, not central banks, now control the world’s key economic levers.  The COVID-19 pandemic has delivered a huge shock to the global economy just as we are witnessing a major shift in who calls the shots...
What could a post-COVID workplace look like?

What could a post-COVID workplace look like?

By Christina Candido, Samin Marzban & Iva Durakovic The collective experiences of workers pre and post-pandemic offer five lessons for organisations to reimagine workplaces and practices. When pandemic restrictions banished workers from offices into their homes,...
Could space junk prevent future space exploration?

Could space junk prevent future space exploration?

By Laura Pirovano There’s too much junk in space and a real need to know where it is moving, to protect important spacecraft and satellites, writes Laura Pirovano. Space – vast and almost empty. This has always been our view and it has hardly changed even with...
Is it the end of the American century?

Is it the end of the American century?

By Stephen Hoadley This ‘evidence’ of US unreliability, weakness and failure is partial, out of context, and lacking in historical perspective. Fifty years ago, as I began my teaching career at the University of Auckland, the United States began withdrawing its forces...