The Post-Suleimani View from Iran

The assassination by the United States of Qassem Suleimani, the commander of Iran’s Quds Force, was certainly a major escalation in the two countries’...

Putting a price on soil

On December 5, the world marked World Soil Day. The theme this year, ‘Stop Soil Erosion, Save our Future’, was chosen to raise awareness...

Automating Segregation

There are many legitimate complaints about work in the ‘gig economy’. But, in time, many of the gigs will be automated, eliminating a significant...

Is Huawei Really More Dangerous than Facebook?

The United States and some of its allies have acted decisively to exclude the Chinese technology company Huawei from their national markets, yet they...

Which Way for Europe on China?

Recognizing that the European Union is facing a number of vexing challenges on the world stage, Ursula von der Leyen, the new European Commission...

If Wealth Is Justified, so Is a Wealth Tax

Economic inequality has moved to the top of the political agenda in many countries, including free-market poster children like the United States and the...

Why We Strike Again

For more than a year, children and young people from around the world have been striking for the climate. We launched a movement that...

Sporting Tribes

Siya Kolisi, who raised the Webb Ellis Cup for his country in Yokohama, Japan, early this month, is the first black man to captain...

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...

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