The China Geopolitical Story Will Get Worse

The China Geopolitical Story Will Get Worse

This is a modified version of a piece first published in theArticle.com on 26th December 2019 Wherever you are in the world, the enduring geopolitical story of our time is the rising tension between China and the West. 2019 will perhaps be remembered as the point at which things started to get serious, even if… Continue Reading

What American Moral Leadership Should Look Like

What American Moral Leadership Should Look Like

At a time when so many American politicians have become a disgrace to their offices, it is easy to forget what real public service entails. The top leaders of past generations were guided not by ambition or self-preservation, but by duty to their country and those less fortunate than themselves. Continue Reading

The Democratic Nominee America Needs

The Democratic Nominee America Needs

Beating US President Donald Trump in 2020 will be a hollow victory unless the party regains control of the Senate as well. Only then can the US begin to repair the damage caused by the Trump administration, restore the checks and balances on which American government depends, and right the country’s fiscal trajectory. Continue Reading

The Politics of Financial Volatility

The Politics of Financial Volatility

Originally published on Project-Syndicate.org | March 2, 2016 The world’s political and economic leaders have ranged far and wide in search of reasons for the recent spike in global financial volatility. But they should focus closer to home: Politics is largely to blame – not only in the West, but also in China and emerging… Continue Reading

China’s American bailout?

China’s American bailout?

Originally published at Project-Syndicate.org | August 22, 2013 The relationship between China’s export-led GDP growth and America’s over-consumption has shaped the twenty-first-century global economy. But, as growing economic imbalances raise the risk of a financial crisis in China, the Fed must prepare for China to sell off its reserves of US debt in order to… Continue Reading