Remembering the Miracle of 1989

This month marks 30 years since Europe – and human civilization generally – began to undergo a miraculous transformation that is now etched in...

Lethal consequences of misclassifying Dolphins

The annual dolphin hunt in the Japanese town of Taiji began in September. By next March, despite global condemnation and mounting criticism from Japan’s...

Ending the Global Media Crisis

Almost everywhere one looks nowadays, the news media are in crisis. And unfortunately, although a robust free press is fundamental to a well-functioning democracy,...

The Lost Promise of 1989

After the collapse of communism in Europe in 1989, many dreamed of building a united and free continent with the European Union at its...

Who Needs More White Saviors?

Comic Relief is a British charity that raises money for disadvantaged people both in the United Kingdom and overseas. Every two years, it holds...

‘Changing together’ a key for a success of global climate deal in Poland

In just a few weeks’ time, Poland will host one of the key global climate change events, the 24th Conference of the Parties to...

Where Have All the Safe Havens Gone?

With equities slumping, exchange-rate volatility increasing, and political risks intensifying, financial markets around the world have hit a rough patch. During times like these,...

Case for an EU Climate and Nature Czar

As Europe roasts through another record-hot summer, it is encouraging to see that climate change is receiving the attention it deserves from Ursula von...

Why the Plastic Crisis Matters

Plastics have become a hot topic. News stories about plastic on beaches and in the oceans abound, and policymakers have begun to respond with...

Lessons from India in Digital Disruption

Digital technology can rapidly transform how countries provide services such as education and health to their citizens. The public services of the future should...

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