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World trade order a new work in progress

United States President Donald Trump will find that negotiating new trade deals is a much more difficult process than dumping existing deals, Geoff Kitney  writes. It has…


UPDATE: Trading in the Trump era

Major multilateral free trade agreements – existing, proposed and in doubt in the era of the Trump Presidency – compiled by Geoff Kitney. Doha Development…


Who will lead the world in 2017?

Short of wartime and economic depression, it is hard to imagine a New Year arriving amid as much trepidation as this New Year. The year…




Are GMOs really the cream of the crop?

It has been 20 years since the wholesale adoption of genetically modified crops by American and Canadian agriculture. However, the promises of higher yields and…


The psychology of government

As political parties around the world try to work out why opinion pollsters are struggling to get accurate readings of what is on voters’ minds,…