Peter Tasker

Going Back To Tohoku

I scan my memory, jumbled and blurred by hangover, jetlag, lifelag. Got it – he’s a media figure, fronts up current…

Busted – How Low Can Commodities Go?

Fear of shortages may be hard-wired in the human brain, leading us to worry about threats that are fading and downplay those that loom large….

Planet Rugby Sends the World a Message

The arrogant hegemon who everyone fears and secretly hopes will slip up is New Zealand, which has a total population of 4.5 million….

China and the Three Japans

Today’s China resembles a blurry overlay of at least three different phases of Japan’s historical trajectory…