Opinion

Beijing Rising

Beijing Rising

By Keith Maskus — The Mark News — By withdrawing the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Donald Trump has effectively handed China a golden opportunity to assert itself in how Asia-Pacific nations integrate trade. One of the first acts of President Donald Trump’s administration was to announce that the United […]

Acting Now For The Future

Acting Now For The Future

By Geoff Mulgan — The Mark News — Although many jobs are at risk of upheaval due to automation, humans still possess valuable skills unmatched by robots. As long as educational institutions adapt traditional curriculum, and stay ahead of the curve, people will always be able to find something to do. […]

To Stay or Go ?

To Stay or Go ?

By Dina Ionesco — The Mark News —  Sudden-onset disasters are displacing tens of millions every year, adding to the existing economic and political causes of mass migration. Harvey, the most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in more than 50 years, displaced more than a million residents and damaged some […]

Climate Change Knows No Borders

Climate Change Knows No Borders

By Aaron Cosbey — The Mark News — The world’s trade policymakers need to leave behind their obsession with a parallel world of moving goods more freely and start getting serious about mitigating climate change through trade agreements. Climate change may be the most difficult and urgent challenge facing mankind today. […]