Tags: Economy

Li Keqiang and his Lost Economic Vision for China

In the wake of former Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang's death, many in the country mourn the loss of a political leader who brought hope to citizens that China's economy could be revitalized. Yet, although his open market policies attracted the average citizen, his ideas were stifled by the rest of the CCP. The Stork explains the reasons behind Li Keqiang's popularity and the consequences of censoring his ideas.

Will You Lose Your Job Because of AI?

To summarize, while AI and neural networks have the ability to automate and simplify numerous sectors, their impact on the workforce must be considered. While certain occupations may become obsolete, it is equally necessary to establish new opportunities in AI-related domains such as maintenance and development to guarantee that everyone benefits from technological breakthroughs.

COP28: Humanitarianism or Hypocrisy?

As the beginning of COP28 draws nearer, it is important to set the goals for the conference and reflect on past failures.

Nobel Prize Season: 2023’s Full List of Laureates

The Stork breaks down the list of 2023 Nobel Prize laureates and their important achievements.

NEOM, Saudi Arabia’s New Utopian Mecca: Reimagining the Kingdom’s urbanism, achieving revolutionary carbon-neutral cities

Saudi Arabia has shown the world its vision of a utopian world in which sustainable development complying with the United Nations 2030 agenda is achievable.

Should America sell its air to keep the world speaking English?

Will Mandarin soon take English’s place? Will we soon live in a Mandarin speaking world symbolic of China’s succesful economic triumph over the US? This is a reality that America avidly fights to prevent, but should we?

The EU’s Digital Services Act

The EU has recently implemented the Digital Services Act (DSA). It officially aims to create a safer online environment and promotes users rights. However, what are the implications of the regulations included in this act toward firms that operate through the internet?

Expansion of BRICS: The Implications

Six new members are set to join the BRICS alliance next year, increasing the group's economic reach over almost half of the world's population and oil production. Will the US dollar's global influence be challenged?

Is It Time to Abandon Green Growth?

Discussions on sustainability still revolve around green growth, making it easy to assume that it is possible and desirable. However, this assumption is increasingly being challenged by the degrowth movement and even some economists. Is green growth a useful paradigm for the 21st century, or is it time to update our ideas about sustainable development?

The USA’s Debt Default Danger

With the impending possibility of the United States breaching its debt ceiling, the “indisputable” stability of its financial and fiscal institutions is once again questioned.


From Revolution to Resilience: Ukraine’s Decade-Long Journey to EU Integration Explained by Experts

Ukraine's integration into the European Union is not a mere political process but a pure expression of Ukraine’s commitment to a future defined by freedom, democracy, and shared European values. Last week, alongside Stanislav Vynnytskyi and Anastasiia Pustovarova, outstanding students at IE University, and Francisco De Lasheras Borja, who helped organize this meeting, I was honored to talk with several esteemed experts on Ukraine’s accession to the European Union.

Why Some Buy Their Self-Esteem

The social aspects of today's society can be incredibly frustrating and may even feel demanding to some extent. With self-esteem being a delicate subject for every individual, designer brands do an excellent job of targeting such fragile insecurities for their own gains. Luxury brands including Burberry, Givenchy, and Dior present ridiculously priced goods in the market.

Why Trusting Your Teammates Is Just As Important As Knowing Your Facts

I know for myself that it is not easy to let go when relying on others, especially when it is a project that affects your whole degree or is very dear to you. But I appeal to everyone, including myself, to at least put your mind to it.  In a world as uncertain and challenging as we are living in right now, we need leaders who can not only talk but listen, leaders who are secure in their facts just like their mistakes, and leaders who can trust in themselves just like in others.