With fuel shortages and economic ruin causing havoc in the country, Lebanon is in dire need of help. But its supporters may have run out of patience.
National procedures for approving the financing of the European recovery plan are delaying its implementation. But the horizon seems to be clearing.
With a rising stock market and a booming economy in some industries, not all Americans have been negatively impacted by Covid-19. Which parts of the population have come out on top?
Six months into the Covid-19 crisis, the president is boasting that the US economy is back on its feet. While the figures show that some job losses have been cut, there is little room for optimism.
The global economy is currently experiencing its severest contraction since the 1930s. While capitalism will survive, its fundamental structure can change at critical historical junctures.
We are now at the start of the sixth great wave in economic disruption, driven by renewables, electomobilty and smart-city technologies.
In many national crises, black Americans have been essential workers – but serving in crucial roles has not resulted in economic equality.
The U.S. suicide rate has been increasing for decades. According to a sociologist who studies suicide, depression is just one factor among many implicated social conditions.
Rather than dreaming about revolutionary fantasies, the movement for worker liberation is proceeding with a quiet grassroots revolution.
The way richer nations respond to the coronavirus crash will have significant economic ramifications for countries dependent on remittances.
Alongside an impending global financial crisis akin to the Great Depression, Apple has announced its newest smartphone.
We need a frank public conversation about the full economic costs versus benefits of social distancing.
Will the all-time lowest rate in the world of -0.75% be enough for these alpine explorers?
The next two years look dangerous for the economy. You wouldn’t know it from UK party manifestos.
Argentina has voted for change. Alberto Fernández, a 60-year-old lawyer, defeated President Mauricio Macri with a campaign emphasizing economic recovery, social inclusion and national unity.
When an elected leader turns autocratic, the economy tends to suffer. That’s because, in a functioning democracy, economic policy is made jointly, with lawmakers playing a key role.
Brazil’s new president – often called the ‘Trump of the tropics’ for his inflammatory, right-wing rhetoric – won over poorer voters by stoking fear and resentment. Can he make them happy?
Argentina has been grappling with currency flight and an economy sinking deeper into recession, not to mention the worst drought in decades.
Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration is struggling to overcome the national economic destruction wreaked on Zimbabwe over two decades under Robert Mugabe.
Some US$4.6 trillion has been made available to stave off financial crises across the world. The problem is that much of this funding is now spoken for, and the list of stricken nations is growing.