Social Solution to Automation

  Nowadays, one struggles to think of any jobs that will still be available for our children when they grow up. Panicked parents are increasingly...

Renewing Europe

Never, since World War II, has Europe been as essential. Yet never has Europe been in so much danger. Brexit stands as the symbol of...

Migration Myths vs. Economic Facts

On 19 December, 2018, the United Nations General Assembly voted to adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, with 152 votes...

Risky Retirement Business

The challenges posed by an aging population are manifold, and they are neither new nor unique. The populations of Italy and Japan have been...

Taking Vaccines the Last Mile

A four-year-old girl recently came to the emergency room where I work as a resident doctor. She was writhing in pain, her body convulsed...

How Foreign Aid Fuels African Media’s Payola Problem

At a recent press conference, a small group of Liberian journalists made a courageous admission: they confessed they were all “on the take.” To...

How Can We Tax Footloose Multinationals?

In the last few years, globalization has come under renewed attack. Some of the criticisms may be misplaced, but one is spot on: globalization...

Reflections on Achieving the Global Education Goals

Throughout my life, I have seen the power of education. I have witnessed how quality education for all can support the creation of dynamic...

A Mixed Economic Bag in 2019

After the synchronized global economic expansion of 2017 came the asynchronous growth of 2018, when most countries other than the United States started to...

Dirty Money and Tainted Philanthropy

In 2017, life expectancy in the United States fell for the third successive year. The decline is occurring because an increase in the death...

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