The Plight of the Rohingya

Half a million people displaced in one month. Approximately one million have fled to refugee camps in Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh. The story and reality faced by the world’s largest group of stateless people is complicated. Largely evoked by differences in ethnic and religious beliefs, and perseveres because of geopolitical interests from global superpowers like China,…

The Franco-African Pivot

French President Emmanuel Macron has signalled his intention to make sweeping changes to France’s relationship with its many former colonies in Africa. As a presidential candidate Macron uniquely decried France’s colonial rule over Algeria as a “crime against humanity” during his visit to Algeria just over a year ago, a statement that elicited support throughout…

China’s Communist Party Structure

With yesterday’s announcement of China’s Politburo putting forward a motion to change the country’s constitution and remove the Chairman’s two-term limit, online blogs and news outlets are discussing the impact of President Xi’s indefinite administration on the future of China. However, China’s unique political system and various commission names can be confusing. For that reason,…

The Rise of the Dead

The financial system has a weak link. Ten percent of all public corporations in the US are weak and vulnerable while nine percent of non-financial European corporations have subpar interest coverage metrics. With the current upswing in the global economy, rising interest rates could trigger widespread defaults and economic failure. QGM Report – The Rise…

O Cannabis

The Marijuana war is over. Marijuana is going to be legalized for recreational use throughout the country later on this year. How is this market going to look like? Where and how will it be distributed? How does growing your own plants work? Will it effect real estate? Find all of this out and more…

China Seeking Dominance in Artificial Intelligence Arms Race

In the 1960s, it was assumed that whoever won the Space Race would establish themselves as the world power. The USA became that power in 1969 when they landed the first man on the moon. Today, we find ourselves in a new aged space race – this time, with artificial intelligence. It has been said…

The Secular Decline of European Demography

Europe is slipping. Population is on a decline. A population needs a birth rate of 2.1 lives birth per woman. In the whole of Europe, the only country that is reproducing sustainability is Albania. What can be done to prevent the decline of European demography? What is the future of Europe? QGM – Europe Demography