The ideas proposed by the Chairman of the World Economic Forum, Klaus Schwab, in his book The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) have already been criticized quite a lot for a variety of reasons. Yet for some people who do not identify themselves as supporters of globalization, they seem quite appealing. […]
Tag: Global South
The so-called “deadlock” over resolving the global food crisis is just as artificially manufactured as its origins since Kiev has now officially declared that it won’t resume wheat exports by sea to the Global South unless it receives anti-ship missiles first. Ukrainian Ambassador to Turkey Vasily Bodnar officially demanded weapons […]
What all of this means is that the global systemic transition will in all likelihood become a lot bloodier and more chaotic than previously expected as the US aggressively destabilizes the world in a desperate attempt to delay its hegemonic decline and even perhaps reassert some of that same hegemony. […]
By the same standards that the US-led West applies towards the leaders of Global South nations, some could consider that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau already de facto abdicated after fleeing his capital. After all, that’s exactly what they’d say if Syrian President Bashar Assad or Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy […]
Part I, Part II A term and notion of development are very contested in academic circles. In its most general sense, development simply means change but is usually considered as positive change or the change going forward. The term as well as is often used to describe processes of becoming […]
164 countries signed the politically binding UN Migration Pact during a summit in Morocco. This piece of international legislation is marked by controversy after over a dozen countries got cold feet in the months following its provisional agreement over the summer by all UN member states except for the US. […]
Soros’ retreat from Turkey might be a harbinger of what’s to come because President Erdogan commands tremendous respect among the international Muslim community or “Ummah”, so other Muslim governments might be inspired by his leadership in fearlessly calling out the “Open Society Foundation” and seek to emulate his example.
The possible convergence of the joint Indo-Japanese “Asia-Africa Growth Corridor” with China’s New Silk Road could see these two far-reaching visions entering into a “friendly competition” with one another to the developmental benefit of “Global South” states, thereby heralding a “Renaissance”.
If China and India joined forces to coordinate their developmental policies towards a certain African state or even entire region as a whole, then they’d remove the chance for any wasteful redundancies between them and resultantly improve the efficiency of their comprehensive strategies.
Washington is on the full-fledged asymmetrical offensive in the “Global (and literal) South”, far away from the ‘prying eyes’ of the international media.