Investors wield huge power to change corporate agendas. As pressure builds for all players in business to tackle the climate change threat,
Zachary Karabell is a leading public intellectual. His most recent book, Inside Money: Brown Brothers Harriman and the American Way of Power
Divorce is difficult. It also puts pressure on foundations run by former partners. The remedy is improved governance.
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The current approach to COVID-19 vaccination – using limited vaccine supplies to protect low-risk populations in a handful of countries
As the pandemic recedes in the US, Jackson Hole Economics co-founders Alex Friedman and Larry Hatheway share personal thoughts on what they
A range of countries are now asking their central banks to include risks from climate change in their list of responsibilities. Given how
A healthy democracy requires a commitment to educating our youth in wide-ranging ways, yet there is now a purge going on of academic departments
If we are truly going to ‘build back better,’ a smart start would be to introduce progressive green taxes.
China’s creation of its new digital currency may be the first shot in a new form of monetary warfare. The CCCP is taking steps to undermine
Ever wonder how humanity can create a circular economy in which production, distribution, consumption, and reuse of products and materials
The droughts, floods, and severe weather that come with climate change will leave the world’s poorest and most vulnerable even worse
Autarky and authoritarianism rarely accompany economic dynamism. China’s latest fie year plan, which emphasizes both, could be a road to
Sound money requires utility and trust. That’s why digital currencies are more likely to succeed than Bitcoin.
The disproportionate share of insurrectionists at the US Capitol with a military background are not representative of the armed forces as
Thucydides attributed the war that ripped apart the ancient Greek world to two causes: the rise of Athenian power, and the fear that this
President Joe Biden’s administration appears determined to separate America’s relationship with the Kingdom from the relationship
Bitcoin is all the rage, but the computers employed by Bitcoin miners will soon consume more electricity annually than the whole of the Netherlands,
The pandemic forced me to change my business model completely. In doing so, it challenged my long-held view that free trade, globalism and
US-China economic and trade relations need a re-boot. The rhetoric from both sides is encouraging, compared to the mishaps of the past four
Prioritizing national vaccination in rich countries while ignoring the rest may not work. The aim should be to vaccinate the global population
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