Monday, May 27, 2019

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...

Beyond the Traditional Family

Last month, Pope Francis traveled to Abu Dhabi, where he met Ahmed el-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar (Al-Azhar University is the leading Sunni...

Fighting Climate Change Means Fighting Organized Crime

As the world’s largest terrestrial carbon sink, the Amazon is a key front in the fight against climate change. But it is also host...

Democracy versus Disinformation

These are difficult days for liberal democracy. But of all the threats that have arisen in recent years — populism, nationalism, illiberalism — one...

Turning Brexit Into a Celebration of Democracy

Discontent without end looms over Britain. Leavers and Remainers are equally despondent. Her Majesty’s Government and the Labour opposition are equally divided. The United...

Governing a Digitally Networked World

Governments built the current systems and institutions of international cooperation to address nineteenth- and twentieth-century problems. But in today’s complex and fast-paced digital world,...

From Yellow Vests to the Green New Deal

It is old news that large segments of society have become deeply unhappy with what they see as ‘the establishment’, especially the political class....

Bad News for Women

Nancy Pelosi is the highest-ranking elected female politician in the history of the United States. Theresa May is only the second female British prime...

Run down the Brexit clock

The overwhelming defeat that Britain’s Parliament inflicted upon Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan was fresh confirmation that there is no substitute for democracy....

Trump’s Most Worrisome Legacy

Kirstjen Nielsen’s forced resignation as US Secretary of Homeland Security is no reason to celebrate. Yes, she presided over the forced separation of families...

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