Why North Korea Should Produce Giant Statues

The building in our featured image is affectionately called the Coffee Pot. Commemorating Namibia’s independence from South Africa, the structure was neither designed nor built by a Namibian. Let’s see why. North Korean Monuments Created by North Korea, the Coffee…

The Future of Globalization

Shown by neon, shortages of necessities have created an attack on globalization that could result in less manufacturing efficiency.

Learn With Elaine: Panama Canal Expansion

Wide enough for huge container ships, the newly expanded Panama Canal will boost global trade and production.

How a Canal Moved a Bridge

Because of the Panama Canal expansion, a bridge that connects Bayonne, N.J. and Staten Island, N.Y. had to be raised.

Where and Why We Moved During 2020

We seem to be moving less: Let’s see where and why. Interstate Migration Where? U-Haul publishes an annual report of its top destinations. Comparing the net gain of the one-way trucks that enter to those that leave, they rank the…

Santa’s Unfair Trade Practices

On Christmas Eve, Santa will visit approximately 160 million children. Traveling at nearly 6,214 miles an hour, he will cover 19.3 million square miles. Along the way, he has to stop, drop off each of his 20 tons of presents,…

Why We Should Avoid Vaccine Nationalism

As the race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine accelerates, nations would be wise to avoid vaccine nationalism and instead try to cooperate..

Six Handy Economic Ideas That Describe Our Coronavirus Response

Coronavirus economics can describe our response to the pandemic with the same six ideas that compose a basic economics course.

The Impact of Export Curbs on Medical Equipment

When nations try to guarantee their domestic medical equipment supply through trade restrictions, the policy could backfire.

A Simple Look at the World’s Most Complex Economies

To its detriment, the U.S. might have insufficiently recognized the impact of China’s economic complexity in the U.S. China trade deal.