Are Corporates MORE POWERFUL than States? – KJ Vids

Who is more POWERFUL, CORPORATIONS OR STATES? Amazon is now worth $1,000,000,000,000, but how powerful are corporations like Amazon compared to States? It has become apparent that international relations are anything but a one-sided story of either state or corporate power. Globalisation has changed the rules of the game, empowering corporations but bringing back state […]

Amazon Creeps to Middle East Market

Earlier this year in March 2017. Amazon confirmed that it has acquired Souq.com, an e-commerce marketplace serving the Middle East based out of Dubai, which was already commonly described as “the Amazon of the Middle East.” Amazon did not disclose the price in a short statement announcing the deal, although rumours are that it was valued around $650 million. Souq.com launched […]