Category: Global Economy

Flight of the International Students’ Trend

Getting an education abroad is an increasingly likely prospect for students across the globe, especially for those living in the Global South. In the 2014 – 2015 academic year, the world’s stock of internationally mobile students grew to approximately 5 million. Advocates of globalisation tend…

Review’s Radio: Exploring the Possibilities of a Renewed Cold War with Prof. Brawley

In this second episode of the engaging biweekly podcast series of the McGill International Review, Review’s Radio ‘on Demand’, we explore the possibilities of renewed Cold War tensions (or worse, “a hot war”, as former Soviet statesman Mikhail Gorbachev called…

The Norwegian Wealth Fund’s Political Unity is Cracking

The five million people of Norway are currently sitting on a great pile of cash thanks to their sovereign wealth fund, in charge of investing abroad the income generated by the country’s oil and gas sales. Although “publicly-owned,” the fund…

Review’s Radio: the Paris Climate Conference & McGill’s Open Forums

In this first episode of the engaging biweekly podcast series of the McGill International Review, Review’s Radio ‘on Demand’, we explore the consequences of the Paris Climate Conference for the fossil fuel industry and the institutions investing in it, like…

African Integration and Multilateralism in the Time of Brexit (Part I): The Fallout

With the United Kingdom reeling from the bewildering results of last month’s EU membership referendum, a concurrent re-examination of the European project is underway. Legitimately or not, what once seemed like an inevitable and unceasing process of regional integration now…