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Trump’s China ‘decoupling’ and coronavirus: why 2020 upheaval won’t kill globalisation

The sudden stop of the global economy in 2020 has brought to everyone’s attention the interconnectedness of supply chains across countries and continents. Add to this the mounting tensions between the US and China, with President Trump now pushing for a decoupling from the Chinese economy as a key part of his re-election campaign. M...

By The Conversation about 19 hours ago

King Goodwill Zwelithini & Prince Charles Mark the 140th Anniversary of the Anglo-Zulu War

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall joined the King and Queen of the Zulus yesterday to mark the 140th anniversary of the Anglo-Zulu War. Prince Charles, Camilla, King Goodwill Zwelithini and Queen Pumi watched a military display by a Zulu impi regiment in traditional leopard-skin uniform.

By Joburg Post about 1 year ago

Five Countries in the Eastern Mediterranean are Shaking up Europe’s Energy Map

Discoveries of natural gas reserves in the Mediterranean Sea around Egypt, Cyprus, Israel and Greece are shaking up Europe’s energy politics. Traditionally, Russia has been Europe’s main supplier of gas, giving it significant influence over Europe. But this influence is under threat from various gas discoveries in the eastern Mediterra...

By Khaled Kesseba & Konstantinos Lagos about 1 year ago

Vast Subsidies Keeping the Fossil Fuel Industry Afloat Should be Put to Better Use

Capitalism has often been identified as the underlying cause of the climate crisis. A leading voice on the subject is Naomi Klein, one of the climate movements most influential thinkers, whose seminal book on climate change was subtitled Capitalism vs. the Climate. She is one of many voices identifying capitalism as the cause of climat...

By Joburg Post about 1 year ago

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