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Politics and the coronavirus

Politics and the coronavirus

  • Pininvest Analysis

The coronavirus has – almost shockingly – laid bare unvarnished ambitions and awkward compromises within each continental block, America, China and Europe

Brexit Redux

Brexit Redux

  • Pininvest Analysis

Truly unexpected, covid-19 lays bare how elusive trust between nations really is and how ambiguous our sense of common interest. Which puts Brexit in a bind… with the UK’s go-it alone policies targeting the global economy seeming quaint if not irrelevant

In the crucible of soybean trades

In the crucible of soybean trades

  • Pininvest Analysis

Years in the making, Brazil's dominant position in the soybean trade has been achieved by a powerful agroindustry, driven by unsatiable demand from China but the environmental cost may be unbearable in the medium term

Siberia

Siberia

  • Pininvest Analysis

The remodeling of the Eurasian landmass by the dominant powers, Russia, China and Europe will flourish, or collapse, around Siberia's vast emptiness and natural riches, harrowing history and 21st century environmental challenges