China’s economy is slowing down. Current forecasts put China’s GDP growth in 2023 at less than 5%, far below the high growth rates that China enjoyed until the late 2010s. The Western press is filled with China’s supposed misdeeds: a financial crisis in the real estate market, a general overhang of debt, and other ills. […]

11.06.2023 / 02:36

President John F. Kennedy was one of the world’s great peacemakers. He led a peaceful solution to the Cuban Missile Crisis and then successfully negotiated the Partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty with the Soviet Union at the very height of the Cold War. At the time of his assassination, he was taking steps to end US involvement in Vietnam.

20.02.2023 / 12:29

The greatest enemy of economic development is war. If the world slips further into global conflict, our economic hopes and our very survival could go up in flames.

20.01.2023 / 13:37

I write today from Brazil to inaugurate a new series of columns for Kathimerini. My columns in the months ahead will discuss the dramatic changes under way in the world economy, and how these changes affect Greece.