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The Next USA

The Next USA

The past decade has seen China cement itself as the number two economic superpower. And with the United States’ post-recession blues hardly behind it, predictions of China’s rise to the top aren’t hard to come by. [...]

The Inexorable Terminator: CHANGE

The Inexorable Terminator: CHANGE

Hot today, gone tomorrow. Every industry, every market and even sport knows one great leveler: disruptive change. And what Apple and Amazon have done to their predecessors, you can be sure their successors will do to [...]

The Spring after the Arab Spring

The Spring after the Arab Spring

 A year after the Middle East was swallowed by revolution, a lot has changed and a lot hasn’t. Decades old regimes have fallen but there is still no sign of stable and democratic government. And the [...]

Freedom by the Barrel Loads

Freedom by the Barrel Loads

Where in the world can a deranged loner legally obtain a semi-automatic Glock Pistol with a 31 bullet clip? You got it, the United States of America. Prakhar Verma takes a crack at trying to figure [...]

In Your Facebook

In Your Facebook

Your productivity is not the only thing social networking is spelling doom for. Middle Eastern dictators are finding this out the hard way There is an ongoing joke on the internet that YouTube, Twitter and Facebook [...]

The Not So Inconvenient Truth

The Not So Inconvenient Truth

Global Warming is touted as today’s most clear and present danger, a threat to our very existence. But, are we being told the whole truth? Are there two sides to this tale? The Opinion endeavours to [...]

The Coming Storm

The Coming Storm

The world is limping back to normalcy and optimism is in the air again after the Global Financial Crisis. But is the worst behind us? Tirath Muchhala takes an insightful look at what lies ahead The [...]

A Veil of a Task

A Veil of a Task

The heads of President Nicolas Sarkozy’s Right-wing UMP party continue to push for a total ban of face-covering Islamic veils in France. France is the latest country on its way to enforcing a law which is [...]

The Biggest Apples

The Biggest Apples

Thronged, creaking and filthy. Three words that aptly describe many of the world’s biggest cities. So are our beloved metropolises hurtling towards disaster? The Opinion takes an incisive look at the awe-inspiring urban machine and how [...]