My name is Felipe and I’ve just finished an International Relations degree at the Queen Mary University of London. I’m mostly interested in Political Economy and how government policies and intergovernmental and global interactions shape economic systems. I’ve also had a life-long interest in History which has reinforced my interest and constant desire to learn more about the long term cycles and trends of Economics.
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Displays of upheaval and state breakdown in global politics are not particularly rare, but the number of missed opportunities for dealing with these issues has been shamefully high in recent months. It’s easy to say that no one is to blame; after all there was Syria to deal with. And then Ukraine, Gaza, and now […]
What if I told you that everyone’s “favourite” real life cartoon villain, North Korea, has been making money on the side? More specifically, making money as quite possibly the single largest producer of crystal meth from the early 2000s to 2013? Sounds a bit crazy, but it’s just the tip of the iceberg that is […]