Can Europe become a Global Player?

The last five years have not been kind to the European Union’s foreign-policy prospects. A new great-power competition is shunting aside the international rules-based...

How can developing countries pay for the SDGs?

With objectives as far-reaching as ending poverty in all its forms and delivering quality education to all by 2030, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...

The Great Crypto Heist

There is a good reason why every civilized country in the world tightly regulates its financial system. The 2008 global financial crisis, after all,...

Fork is Mightier than the Wall

The word ‘migration’ conjures images of war, natural disaster, and severe economic distress. All are important reasons why people seek refuge far from home....

Tackling Inequality is a Political Choice

The world has made impressive strides in reducing extreme poverty, but that progress has slowed considerably in recent years. The problem is clear: eliminating...

An Education Crisis for All

Aichetou, a 14-year-old girl, lives on the outskirts of Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania, in Africa’s Sahel region. Every day, she makes a difficult...

Does the G20 Still Matter?

When the G20 leaders held their first summit in late 2008, many welcomed what looked like a diverse, highly representative new forum for crafting...

How an AI Utopia would work

It is more than 500 years since Sir Thomas More found inspiration for the ‘Kingdom of Utopia’ while strolling the streets of Antwerp. So,...

Regulating the Internet

The only topic uniting right and left in the United States these days is ‘techlash’: everyone seems to agree that the time has come...

Bad News for the World’s Poorest

The global economic mood is souring. At their meeting in Fukuoka, Japan, earlier this month, G20 finance ministers and central bank governors warned that...

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