The oceans are our commons. We must act before they become our tragedy. The upcoming WTO meeting offers an opportunity for a fresh start.
From the US and Brazil to Turkey and India, growing price pressures are leaving policymakers facing some difficult decisions. Unlike in many
Sustainable growth is not an oxymoron, but it is an aim that requires both markets and social awareness.
Today we are confronted by rapid change and fundamental, even existential, challenges to overly complex systems — only more flexible thinking
The digitized, dematerialized, knowledge-based economy is already here and spreading, and offers huge potential value. The challenge for firms
In the run-up to COP26, companies trumpeted their commitment to addressing climate change, often citing pledges to achieve goals decades in
Three great levers have historically moved the world: religion, government, and capital.
Addressing climate change requires resiliency and sacrifice. Both are in short supply, suggesting that required changes will be delayed, imposing
The public purse is not unlimited. It is time for proponents of government programs to focus on what is essential to achieve before the next
When forecasts are not specific enough to be actionable, the supply response cannot adjust in a timely or efficient manner. And because there
Colin Powell was not perfect, but he was a great leader. And like all great leaders, he had genuine charisma.
While all politicians exaggerate, US President Joe Biden’s claim that his proposed $3.5 trillion spending package “costs zero dollars”
The spat between France and Britain over Northern Ireland is a tricky one. Its roots run deep in the EU experiment.
Evergrande has exposed China’s fundamental growth vulnerability—an excessive reliance on debt. Structural reform is required now more
Under Nehru India was famously non-aligned. Under Modi it remains so. But India is now prepared to use shifting alliances to pursue its strategic
Now that the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the deficiencies of economic deregulation and market liberalization, a new policymaking paradigm
Bitcoin is a libertarian gimmick. Much needed restoration of faith in public finance and fiat money remains the best way to achieve financial
Is there intelligent life elsewhere in the universe? Perhaps. But as a species, we must do our utmost to ensure our survival. Ridding poverty
Even in 2013, a year of partisan rancor, Democrats and Republicans agreed to suspend the US federal government’s debt ceiling just a week
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s effort to control China’s private sector is agreeable in its stated intentions, but questionable in its
German voters have voted for a fresh start to confront the challenges of the twenty-first century.
A looming default by the Chinese property developer Evergrande has sent shock waves through global capital markets. The Chinese government
Covid-19 did not derail the global economy, but the hard part could well be just the beginning.
Either everyone wins the fight against climate change, or no one does. So, while the world’s great powers – especially the United States