Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega Trump against the future of China

Why is it unlikely that the US will fail to attain its goals against China, which go far beyond rebalancing its trade deficit?

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega The Europeanisation of the anti-Europeans

The anti-Europeans are Europeanising in order to thwart Europe. They operate at a pan-European level to make gains at a national level.

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega Space forces

Globalisation and its control do not (yet) operate on a cosmic scale, but they do extend as far as outer space.

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega An outbreak of ethics in Silicon Valley

To what can we ascribe this outbreak of ethics in Silicon Valley and elsewhere? The political awakening spread and became viral.

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega Europe should not be betting against Trump

Europe, despite the insults meted out to it by Donald Trump, must devise its own strategy come what may because the US has changed

Should Franco’s tomb be removed from his basilica?

there is still no basic accord in Spain about the country’s authoritarian past and how to deal with it, and hence what to do with Franco’s remains

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega The demolition of Rodrik’s trilemma

En estos tiempos de salida de una larga crisis y de cambio de orden mundial, los tres vértices –y por consiguiente, los lados– están saltando a la vez.

Europe and Latin America can blaze a trail on implementing the Paris Agreement

The EU and Latin American nations have the opportunity to ramp up their collective ambition and actions on climate change and the Paris Agreement.
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