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  • Hazara students gather before attending class at Ummat Public School in Mehrabad Forum Article

    Three problems with education targets

    Since the early 1960s (at the conference of Addis Ababa), and with the best intentions, the international community has… more

  • File photo of trader Mario Picone working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Forum Article

    Why the great recession is now a depression

    First it was the 2007 financial crisis. Then it became the 2008 financial crisis. Next it was the downturn of… more

  • A woman walks out of an Internal Revenue Service office in New York Forum Article

    Why US corporate tax needs reform

    An increasing number of US companies are making plans to shift their headquarters to Europe. These so-called… more

  • A woman holding an umbrella looks at her cellphone outside a brokerage in Tokyo Forum Article

    Why growth is stalling in big economies

    Relapse is the rule in the post-crisis global economy. In the United States, Japan and Europe, GDP growth faltered… more

  • A traditional light bulb with carbon filament is displayed at a do-it-yourself store in Dortmund Forum Article

    17 must-read stories for the weekend

    1. How should the internet be governed? Join the #NETmundial debate as the Forum hosts talks on the next era of the… more

  • Jenna Sampson, a community relations manager at Twitter, works on the company’s rooftop deck in San Francisco Forum Article

    The internet must be managed from the bottom up

    In a speech to the UN General Assembly in September 2013, after Snowden’s revelations, Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s… more

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    How printable organs will change the future of medicine

    Over the past 20 years, annual spending on biopharma R & D has almost tripled to more than $50 billion. At the same… more

  • A worker harvests fresh produce from a tower at Sky Greens vertical farm in Singapore Forum Article

    Could vertical farms feed the world?

    The challenge of ensuring adequate, nutrient-rich food for an expanding global population is a daunting one, especially… more

  • Soldiers of the Eurocorps hold the European flag during a ceremony in front of the European Parliament in Strasbourg Forum Article

    Should Europe play a greater role in the world?

    The chaotic consequences of the gradual disintegration of Pax Americana are becoming increasingly clear. For seven… more

  • People are reflected on an electronic board displaying Japan’s Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo Forum Article

    What do China and the US tell us about inequality?

    Rising income and wealth inequality in many countries around the world has been a long-term trend for three decades… more

  • Electronic board shows the Nikkei share average and the Japanese yen’s exchange rate against the U.S. dollar at the TSE in Tokyo Forum Article

    Which investors are best for emerging markets?

    The investor base matters since different investors behave differently. During the emerging market sell-off episodes in… more

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    Everyone has a stake in the future of the internet

    Those of us who participated in the NETmundial conference in Brazil last April were pleasantly surprised by how… more