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  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Emerging technology as an agent for change

    The World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Emerging Technologies has released its annual list of breakthrough… more

  • Forum Article

    What are your thoughts on entrepreneurship in Europe?

    Are you an entrepreneur with experience of doing business in Europe? Do you see yourself starting your own venture in… more

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    Interview: How can we harvest freshwater from brine?

    This blog is part of a series of interviews on our Emerging Technologies 2014. Why is desalination important as a way… more

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    How can we take science out of its ivory tower?

    Income inequality is one of the most dramatic and dangerous consequences of our persistent financial crisis. Although… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Top 10 emerging technologies for 2014

    Technology has become perhaps the greatest agent of change in the modern world. While never without risk, positive… more

  • Forum Article

    How can Brazil escape the middle-income trap?

    One often hears that Brazil’s economy is stuck in the “middle-income trap.” Since the debt crisis of the… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Lessons from Texas on the future of news

    In my days as a business analyst at the management consultancy McKinsey and Company, before I morphed into a new media… more

  • Forum Article

    The emerging world’s inequality time bomb

    Oxfam’s recent estimate that 85 multibillionaires have accumulated fortunes greater than the wealth of the world’s… more

  • Forum Article

    Death to machines?

    At the start of the Industrial Revolution, textile workers in the Midlands and the North of England, mainly weavers… more

  • Forum Video

    Video: Engaging tomorrow's consumer

    “Very often consumers see the word sustainable and they don’t really know what that means. So it’s… more

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    Want to end poverty? Tackle inequality first

    There is broad support for the idea to set a global goal to end extreme poverty by 2030, as recent international… more

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    The digital case for decriminalizing drugs

    I was in the room as the World Economic Forum hosted The Drugs Dilemma, the Forum’s first-ever debate on drug… more