How China's dependency on Congo's cobalt supply may work to alter its policy of non-interference in Africa, as rising chaos ensues in the country.
Through increased density and improved public transportation, San Francisco can manage its housing crisis
How a Lakota Country Singer echoed the soul of the Great Plains and how his legacy still remains relevant today.
Why a Norcal HSR commuter system is a necessary solution to solve the housing crisis and economic inequality.
A clip of my radio interview with Arnie Arnesen on her show The Attitude featured on WNHN 94.7 FM regarding "Inequality in the Robotic Age"
How the city of Shenzhen is once again spearheading change in China by emerging as a global tech and innovation hub and a rival to Silicon Valley.
How California's Capitol city is revitalizing its historic urban core and reinventing itself
Why China's island building is driven by Beijing's grand commercial ambitions and deep military insecurity, and what this means for the region.
How Trump's victory can potentially end the era of a Western consensus that has served as a lynch pin for global stability since WWII.
Why it is time for the West to abandon outdated attitudes towards Africa, and renew relationships based on mutual benefit and equality.
What are the ramifications of the growing wealth inequality caused by housing costs and the tech industry, and what are the solutions?
How global institutions like the World Bank face competing priorities in meeting worldwide climate goals while aiding developing Asia's energy needs.
Why military escalation in the Syria theater runs counter to America's core national interests.
As ASEAN has committed to developing a common market, however ongoing development gaps between its members continue to hinder progress.
Could the dynamics of inequality in high priced tech hubs portend trends to come in an age of increasing automation?
Japan's recent discovery of a trove of rare earth resources below its waters creates an opportunity to break China's monopoly. But is it fool's gold?
How Southeast Asia is becoming rife ground for the Sino-Japanese geopolitical rivalry via the construction of coal plants.
How Donald Trump's victory is shifting the political paradigm at home and abroad while an anxious world awaits his administration.
How a local Sacramento disability advocate's fight is a personal crusade. A people piece on James Pearson, owner of Samaritan Disability.
What is driving Chinese investment in American real estate and why these factors will continue
New Orleans, its economic recovery and the importance of the city to the American cultural fabric and identity.
Why the human factor in real estate remains crucial even as technology advances challenge the business model.
How a Sino-Russian alliance is leveraging Eurasia's vast geography to create an alternative pole of global power to the West.
How opposition to the intrusion of an oil pipeline through the water resources of the Standing Rock Sioux is galvanizing a movement to protect Native rights.
San Francisco's housing crisis is caused by economic and geographic circumstances
How Trump's unconventional presidency, lack of ideological fervor and reckless diplomatic showmanship worked in achieving peace with North Korea and will this peace last?
Mexico City stands as the ancient capital of the Americas and a site of two great civilizations. It's existence is the result of a great intersection of history and culture.
How the Trump administration should abandon outdated views and reinvent the US China trade relationship based on new realities and maximize the benefits to the American worker.