In confronting the COVID-19 crisis, US President Joe Biden will avoid many of his predecessor’s mistakes, not least by heeding the advice
The pandemic has exacerbated disparities in the provision of basic healthcare and urgently accelerated the need for a new focus on models
Europeans know the veneer of civilisation is thinner than we like to think. As President Biden is sworn in, we will be hoping he ushers in
The recent uptick in bond yields bears watching, for the implications could be far-reaching for markets, economies and politics.
Those who wreaked havoc on the U.S. Capitol were untrained in the core skills needed to be citizens of a democracy. It is time for a national
Humanity faces critical decisions in the 2020s. The coronavirus was a warning shot about our misalignment with nature – a prelude, perhaps,
The pandemic has been a human disaster on many levels, much of which was initially beyond our control. But when it comes to how government
Much of the debate about the relationship between capitalism and democracy, economics and ethics, individual and community overlooks a very
Government debt levels have soared, yet borrowing costs have never been lower. Do deficits matter anymore?
Humanity is approaching mastery of nuclear fusion, our greatest technological leap since we discovered fire.
Competition is critical to an economy’s vitality. Without it, free markets cease to be free. Is this now happening?
A pandemic, a solvency crisis and inflation may seem a strange combination. But 2020 has been a strange year in more ways than one – 2021
At the end of this most calamitous year, it is possible to envision a brighter 2021. Here are the forces and events likely to shape the days
Racism is a cancer within our species and our society, one that too often we choose not to tackle. From my own journey, I know that the first
Mutual interest, and survival, rests upon two strategic adversaries understanding one another and acknowledging that their differences are
The past four years of US protectionism and unilateralism will serve as a lasting reminder of how not to conduct trade policy in the twenty-first
Joe Biden, the President-Elect of the United States of America, is just a man. And yet, in the deep wisdom found in democracy, he may be exactly
America has been drifting away from Europe for decades. A Biden presidency cannot change this. Europe must come to terms with the currents,
We live in a world of the improbable. Black swans, fat tails, Brexit and Donald Trump remind us that the improbable is possible, sometimes
Like in an avalanche involving a group of skiers where each has their own interpretation of the risk, there is no correct ‘moral’ stance
The United States comprises 4% of the world’s population but consumes over 16% of its energy. It is high time for the United States to once
Much as we might prefer to see it otherwise, it is quite difficult to see how this ends well.
Cometh the hour, cometh the man. ‘Uncle Joe’, centered and centrist, understanding and unflappable, decent and democratic, civil and civilian
President Trump has announced the creation of a 1776 Federal Commission to promote Patriotic History Education, which will classify any history