This past August, a man named Aleksei Navalny fell ill while on a flight to Moscow. This illness was not some sort of air sickness or flu, or the coronavirus: rather, it was a reaction to Novichok, an illegal nerve agent seemingly straight out of Hollywood. If this in fact was a Hollywood movie, the next move would be a daring investigation to figure out who administered the toxin and for what cause. In this case the investigation is almost irrelevant. Most reputable sources agree that the assailant was none other than the Russian government led by Vladimir Putin.

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The past few decades have seen China take up a larger and larger part of presidential foreign policy platforms. China’s rapid industrial rise, mobilizing hundreds of millions of workers, has launched it and its ideology to near the top of the international order. President Obama especially emphasized its importance, making a point to visit the country during the first year of his presidency even as an economic disaster roared back in the U.S. President Trump also understood the critical nature of the relationship, and presidents Clinton and Bush both saw China as the ultimate candidate for liberalization, which would have…

With the world becoming more and more environmentally conscious, heavy industry is having to find ways to adapt. Carbon spewing sectors like energy and manufacturing are beginning to adopt innovative technologies designed to reduce their pollution footprint and make their overall business “greener”. Even logistics, something not exactly associated with exciting technology, is becoming a sexy industry. The use of AI and EVs not only decrease carbon emissions but increase overall efficiency. This has shifted public perception of logistics from coal-rolling trucks to smart tech-driven solutions, and the market has begun to dish out rewards proportionately. Uber Freight, the logistics…

Jakob Callin

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