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Elon Musk's Not-so-Hidden Agenda

Why would the world’s richest man want to undermine the legitimacy of democracy itself?

The climate crisis is also a health crisis

The world’s poorest countries remain the most vulnerable to climate change.

Global cooperation is not necessary to fight climate change

A global subsidy war could spur technological innovation, potentially driving down the price of renewables.

Can India’s Oldest Party Reinvent Itself?

For the first time in nearly 25 years, Congress will elect a president who is not a member of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty.

Liz Truss vs the Bank of England

Unless Truss reverses more of the tax cuts or introduces policies to protect pensioners and mortgage borrowers, turmoil in the UK market will not end soon.

Why Populists Don’t Concede

Populist losers are more likely than not to cry fraud, because the entire basis of their appeal lies in the claim that they, and only they, represent “the real people.”

December 4, 2022
December 4, 2022

Elon Musk's Not-so-Hidden Agenda

Why would the world’s richest man want to undermine the legitimacy of democracy itself?

December 3, 2022
December 3, 2022

The climate crisis is also a health crisis

The world’s poorest countries remain the most vulnerable to climate change.

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

Global cooperation is not necessary to fight climate change

A global subsidy war could spur technological innovation, potentially driving down the price of renewables.

November 26, 2022
November 26, 2022

Global health is the best investment we can make

The pandemic highlighted significant gaps in our global health systems.

November 24, 2022
November 24, 2022

Ethics on the Rocks

Ethical progress produces a beneficial form of dogmatism.

November 18, 2022
November 18, 2022

Peak Atlantic Unity?

European leaders are breathing a huge sigh of relief following the Republicans’ failure to achieve a 'red wave' in the US midterm elections.

November 10, 2022
November 10, 2022

What Makes a Fascist?

While we cannot conflate today's far right and fascism, we must watch closely how the former develops.

November 9, 2022
November 9, 2022

The Indian Diaspora Has Arrived

Rishi Sunak’s rise points to a broader, longer-term phenomenon: the growing prominence of the Indian diaspora across the Western world.

November 6, 2022
November 6, 2022

The case for structural financial deglobalisation

The US Federal Reserve’s aggressive monetary-tightening campaign has squeezed economies worldwide, particularly in the developing world.

October 23, 2022
October 23, 2022

Ruling regime's legitimacy under question in Iran?

Iran's protests have shined a new light on the seemingly limitless powers of its Supreme Leader