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The Graphic Truth: The great supply chain squeeze

The pandemic sent global supply chains into a tizzy. Then, just as economies were embarking on their post-COVID economic recoveries, Russia invaded Ukraine, upending the global grain trade and sending supply chains spiraling further. Supply chain frictions have a lot of unintended consequences: Brexit-related supply chain issues made it hard for some Brits to get their hands on a pint of beer, while China’s punitive zero-COVID policy drove the auto industry – among others – into a full-blown crisis. We take a look at the Global Supply Chain Index from 2000-2022 along with key global economic milestones.

S3 Episode 7: Future-proofing: How we fix broken supply chains

Listen: “Envision supply chains like a strand of Christmas lights. If one light goes out, then the whole strand will stop working,” said Eurasia Group’s Christina Huguet.

On the latest episode of Living Beyond Borders, we’re talking about the moment those lights went out—as the COVID-19 pandemic took hold and disrupted shipping, manufacturing, and labor all at once—and what it will take more than two years later to turn those lights back on and create more resilient global supply chains.

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Paige Fusco

Will stagflation make a comeback?

America’s fashionistas are super excited these days about 1990s crop tops, baggy outfits, and tattoo chokers, but economists are freaking out over a specter from a different decade: the ’70s. That’s when the US economy sputtered into what's known as “stagflation.”

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Podcast: Lessons of the SolarWinds attack


Listen: Two years after the discovery of one of the largest cyber attacks in history, we’re looking at the current state of security for both software and hardware supply chains.

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Paige Fusco

The Graphic Truth: Cereal killer — wheat prices amid Ukraine crisis

Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine will ripple throughout the global economy in many ways, but one immediate concern is that it could send food prices soaring in some parts of the world. That's because Russia is the world's largest wheat exporter, and the two warring countries together account for more than a quarter of global exports. Here's a look at how wheat prices rose as the crisis escalated, along with a snapshot of the countries most vulnerable to price hikes or supply disruptions.

Angela Hofmann: Corporations Losing The Culture Wars | Top Risks 2022 | GZERO Media

Corporations losing the culture wars — Angela Hofmann

For Angela Hofmann, practice head for Industrial & Consumer at Eurasia Group, the world's most visible brands are in for a very rocky year.

Navigating culture wars will be very tricky, as well as fighting with competing demands from consumers, employees, and regulators on issues like China, diversity, and voting rights.

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