Global Business

November 15, 2021

Supply chain crunch hits smaller retailers hard

World leaders are firefighting what were once mostly invisible to many of us: supply chains. But the growing prevalence of online shopping and same-day delivery has put this complex topic center stage in our lives.

November 13, 2021

Seaweed could help cut cow farts

  Reducing the world’s methane emissions has become a top priority in the fight against climate change. One of the biggest emitters of methane are cows. A growing body of research indicates that feeding cows seaweed can substantially lower their emissions.

October 6, 2021

Can context resolve Cancel Culture?

Cancel Culture has been around for much longer than the Black Lives Matter movement.But George Floyd’s murder and the worldwide reckoning over racial injustice it sparked accelerated the “cancellation” of divisive symbols. And yet can these divisions be reconciled with enough context?

October 5, 2021

China – U.S. trade policy

In remarks to a Washington think tank, Ambassador Tai said China is not fully compliant with a Phase One trade agreement signed in January 2020 under the Trump administration.

Venezuela lops 6 zeros off currency
August 6, 2021

Venezuela lops 6 zeros off currency

Venezuela is taking steps to make its currency less cumbersome. With inflation running at over 25,000 percent a year. People need a lot of bolivars to buy the simplest things. And, the government’s answer — lose a lot of zeroes.

July 2, 2021

New Endeavors: Culture confidence – Dunhuang Art

  This new found appreciation for Chinese culture, is being helped along with new technology and new ways to interpret ancient works of art.  The town of Dun-huang, is famous for its murals painted in a network of caves. Now technology is allowing more people […]

June 16, 2021

Prices for used vehicles surge in recent months

If you’ve tried shopping for a car lately in the U.S. you know: prices of used vehicles are going up. In fact, according to the car-research site Edmunds, the average value of used cars traded in for another purchase reached an all-time high in March […]