Friday, May 24, 2019

Toward a New Global Charter

In August 1941, even before the United States had entered World War II, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and US President Franklin D. Roosevelt...

Impact of Brexit on Kuwaiti firms and individuals

Regardless of the massive political divisions among the public and MPs in the United Kingdom and the European Union (EU) toward Brexit, the harmful...

New Paradigm for Plastics

We have long known that the accumulation of plastic in the world’s landfills and oceans represents a growing environmental risk. More recently, we have...

Social Solution to Automation

  Nowadays, one struggles to think of any jobs that will still be available for our children when they grow up. Panicked parents are increasingly...

Renewing Europe

Never, since World War II, has Europe been as essential. Yet never has Europe been in so much danger. Brexit stands as the symbol of...

How Foreign Aid Fuels African Media’s Payola Problem

At a recent press conference, a small group of Liberian journalists made a courageous admission: they confessed they were all “on the take.” To...

Reflections on Achieving the Global Education Goals

Throughout my life, I have seen the power of education. I have witnessed how quality education for all can support the creation of dynamic...

Dirty Money and Tainted Philanthropy

In 2017, life expectancy in the United States fell for the third successive year. The decline is occurring because an increase in the death...

Right Investments to Address the Human Capital Crisis

For 75 years, the World Bank has been at the forefront of development, helping countries make smart investments to prepare their citizens for the...

Decision Time for the Future of Corporate Taxation

At first glance, it appears to be a bureaucratic meeting like any other. But the discussions at the OECD in Paris at the end...

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