The Arctic has become increasingly dynamic as new challenges and opportunities are uncovered. As a result, the Arctic Council has gained importance and garnered interest as an institution. Diana Rivera maps its members, observes states and related articles by the NCC.
Egypt: Two Presidents Down, an Economy to Go
Following the violent crackdown by the Egyptian Army, Diana Rivera discusses the economic direction of the country under the new army-backed interim government.
Japan in the Red: Taxes, Fragile Growth, and Overwhelming Debt
In his efforts to tackle its growing sovereign debt, Japan might stifle its fragile economic progress. Diana Rivera examines Abe’s tax plan and fiscal cuts and their potential effects.
Abenomics 101: What’s all the buzz about?
Following the global buzz over ‘Abenomics’, Diana Rivera explains what the controversial Japanese economic strategy entails.
5 Ways Obama’s Green Intentions Will Affect the Canadian Economy
Diana Rivera analyzes Obama’s climate strategy and its implications for the Canadian economy.
The Price of Gezi Park: How much is Erdogan willing to pay?
Diana Rivera presents the economic case for Erdogan to seek a peaceful and real resolution to the Taksim protests.
Keeping Focus: Why NATO should be careful in Latin America
Diana Rivera argues for the Alliance keeping its geographical focus in light of the Colombia-NATO partnership.
An Iron Veil? : A look through the Latin American divide.
Diana Rivera examines the effectiveness and interaction of the two major Latin-American economic blocs: Mercosur and the Pacific Alliance.
Reprogramming Currency: The Bitcoin Revolution
Diana Rivera explains Bitcoin, the newest virtual currency and its implications for central banks and economics.
An Argument Against Austerity: How it Paralyzed the Eurozone
Diana Rivera on why austerity has proven ineffective and how it undermines economic recovery, political relations and public well-being.