How a community’s position in Russia’s federal system determines its economic future
The Limits of Bluster Diplomacy
Domestic opposition to his proposed tariffs on Chinese goods exposes the flaws in Trump’s unilateral foreign policy
Trajectory of the U.S.-China Trade Impasse
With the U.S. and China on the brink of a trade war, Trump is pushing for a fight he cannot win
The Cows Come Home to Qatar
Qatar used to buy almost all of its dairy from Saudi Arabia—but it’s now on its way to becoming a net dairy exporter
By blurring the lines between financial and productive capital, traditional economics can obscure the role of powerful creditors in expanding or denying credit
Russia’s Reindeer Herders Go Global
As the Russian Arctic undergoes an economic transformation, reindeer herders are seeking new markets for their goods
Whose Arctic Is It? The Ethics of Arctic Campaigning
As part of our Best of 2015 series, we look back at Heather Exner-Pirot’s op-ed from October. Taking a holistic view of Arctic policy, Exner-Pirot asked whose agenda should matter more: environmental groups who prioritize curbing climate change or the interests of marginalized Arctic inhabitants who want a greater say in their own destiny?
Nauru: A Cautionary Tale
Today in our Best of 2015 series, we highlight Vlad Sokhin’s contribution to the latest issue of World Policy Journal. In this winter's Portfolio section, Sokhin documents life in Nauru, where the land has been stripped bare and the hulking shells of its last industry sit abandoned in the tropical sun.
Migrant Worker Face Unexpected Challenges
This article was originally published by Fair Observer.
By Wajihah Hamid