economy Archive

Panama Leaks and Beyond

In 2009, leaders of the Group of 20 nations, distressed by the global financial crisis, pledged to dismantle the tax havens that have allowed the world’s richest people to avoid paying taxes. The United States and European

The Relation between Food and Oil

The current global food system is highly fuel- and transport-dependent. Fuels will almost certainly become less affordable in the near and medium term, making the current, highly fuel-dependent agricultural production system less secure and food less affordable.

FBI vs. The Apple: iPhone Encryption Battle

The battle lines are clear: the FBI is using the courts to try to force Apple to write malware that will provide a backdoor into the iPhone the Feds recovered at the recent San Bernardino terrorist shootings

China’s Currency Game

China’s decision to devalue its currency, the renminbi, by 2 percent against the dollar on Tuesday is intended to give its slowing economy a boost. But the decision is likely to be seen by lawmakers in the

What is the Difference between Rich and Poor?

The poorest people in the UK have up to eight fewer teeth than the richest people by the time they are 70, according to the results of a study released in the Journal of dental Health today.