Global Affairs

  • Global Affairs | June 03, 2019

    The US / China Trade War and the Dangers of Escalation

    “History shows that when countries are busy trading with each other, there is little appetite for conflict..." Frank Giustra

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  • Global Affairs | May 01, 2019

    How Yemen has benefitted from the work of International Crisis Group

    It’s my view that securing peace is the prerequisite for addressing any other social need.

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  • Global Affairs | January 31, 2019

    A Simple Plan: Spreading the Gospel of Private Refugee Sponsorship

    All it took was a three-minute conversation on the phone.

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  • Global Affairs | January 08, 2019

    Dancing on the Precipice: 'Bankruptcy Happens Gradually, then Suddenly'

    We are heading toward another financial crisis and, this time, it will likely be much worse than 2008.

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  • Global Affairs | December 27, 2018

    Chinese Government Needs Friends – People Who Are a Lot Like the Canadians it Has Detained

    Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor have not been allowed to see a lawyer since they were detained.

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  • Global Affairs | December 07, 2018

    What Does China’s Rise Mean for the World?

    The passing of the baton from one global power to the next rarely happens without a major conflict.

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  • Global Affairs | December 05, 2018

    Living Like You Are About to Die

    We have all heard the stories about people who have had near-death experiences or from those that are terminally ill. Their view of the world changes. They seem to care less about ego or material things and more about love and compassion.

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  • Global Affairs | December 05, 2018

    Fighting Homelessness: Don’t Be the Ass in Assuming

    Like many, I had made several assumptions about the nature of homelessness and drawn conclusions that it would be impossible to fix. Why? Mostly, because I didn’t have a clue about who those people were and how they ended up on the streets.

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  • Global Affairs | December 04, 2018

    The Cure for Miserable Millionaires

    “Who would be crazy enough to live like this?” I wondered, tiptoeing through the maze of single-person tents. These volunteers, who came from every corner of the globe, were truly roughing it.

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