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Your Company Needs a Foreign Policy

(Source: hbr.org)

Chipman lays out the principles of geopolitical due diligence and corporate diplomacy and argues that their successful execution can be a new source of competitive advantage for multinational businesses in a time of increased geopolitical volatility. 4,365 more words


Meanwhile in the Rest of the World...

Turkey’s President Erdogan just publicly endorsed the death penalty in front of a crowd of more than 1 million supporters. I wonder where Turkey’s moderates are cowering? 514 more words


Not a Nice Day

After reading the developing story on the Nice car attack this early evening,  my heart sank another notch. This attack is a reminder that the global economic woes brought on by the Brexit pale in comparison to the sudden snuffing out of life along a parade route meant to celebrate liberty, fraternity,  and equality. 207 more words


Misunderstood Jihadis

In the last couple weeks there have been bombings in Baghdad Iraq, Medina Saudi Arabia, Dhaka Bangladesh and Istanbul Turkey. There have been hundreds of people murdered in these attacks, with so called Islamic State taking the credit. 589 more words


Who, on Earth, is Voting for Trump

I suppose in a continuation of my last post, emasculated white America’s men pining for a “strong man” by which to redeem their identity, I need to further explore, as many people are doing, why there even exists an appeal in backing Trump as the next US president. 305 more words


Emasculated Society Seeks Strong Man

Full Text (as the whole thing wouldn’t fit as nicely on to the graphic)

30-something SWM seeks silver fox for fun times in a short 4 year relationship (open to another 4 years if things work out). 135 more words


Geopolitical Trends Shaping the Investment Landscape Part 4

We are pleased to welcome once again Dr. Robert Wescott, President of Keybridge Research and a long-time adviser to Pioneer, as a guest contributor. Dr. Wescott  attended our recent Macro Advisory Forum, chaired by Giordano Lombardo, CEO and Group CIO, discussing how geopolitical risks could shape the investment landscape. 443 more words