Thursday, March 21, 2019

New Frontiers for Waste Management

The world is mired in a serious, if underreported, crisis. Every year, humans generate about two billion tons of household waste, and much more...

Where Have All the Safe Havens Gone?

With equities slumping, exchange-rate volatility increasing, and political risks intensifying, financial markets around the world have hit a rough patch. During times like these,...

AI for Human Development

The excitement surrounding artificial intelligence nowadays reflects not only how AI applications could transform businesses and economies, but also the hope that they can...

Grappling With Globalization 4.0

After World War II, the international community came together to build a shared future. Now, it must do so again. Owing to the slow...

Unlocking Public Wealth

After World War I ended, Havana emerged as one of the world’s most vibrant cities. During the first half of 1920, rising sugar prices...

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...

When Leaders Won’t Leave

The spectacular rise and fall of Carlos Ghosn, ‘Le Cost Killer’ who saved Nissan after 1999 and built a powerful partnership of the Japanese...

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...

Climate Change Action Cannot Ignore Social Issues

Despite a series of troubling new reports and studies, the world has yet to respond adequately to the threat posed by global warming. One...

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...

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