Slow Greening of Finance

Some of the most influential players in the global economy are spearheading the shift toward a clean, green, emissions-free world, even while key governments...

Reading the past, Writing the future

 International Literacy Day — 8 September The development of the modern world, the accession to independence of a large number of countries, the need for...

Is Stakeholder Capitalism Really Back?

For four decades, the prevailing doctrine in the United States has been that corporations should maximize shareholder value — meaning profits and share prices...

Geoengineering Trojan Horse

Although the effects of climate change are becoming increasingly apparent, the progress toward reducing greenhouse-gas emissions remains as disappointing as ever, leading some to...

Managing the Next Gold Rush

The International Seabed Authority (ISA) sits perched above the concrete boardwalk of Jamaica’s Kingston Harbor, across the bay from the spot where “Calico Jack”...

Anatomy of the Coming Recession

There are three negative supply shocks that could trigger a global recession by 2020. All of them reflect political factors affecting international relations, two...

The Lifesaving Power of Sex Education

When I was a bright-eyed eighth grader in my native Sri Lanka, I couldn’t wait for my first sex education class. In our early...

Why America’s CEOs have turned against shareholders

The Business Roundtable, an association of the most powerful chief executive officers in the United States, announced this month that the era of shareholder...

Fighting Violence with Evidence

In last year’s Pathways for Peace report — the result of a joint study by the United Nations and the World Bank — UN...

Social Policy Starts at Home

Political economy has come a long way. Many figures and institutions that have long embraced neoliberalism increasingly recognize the failures of markets and acknowledge...

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