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  • ALBERTA CATTLE ON A FARM IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA OUTSIDE OF CALGARY. Forum Article

    Two steps to fix factory farming

    Factory-style livestock production is a critical driver of agricultural industrialization. Its remorseless expansion is… more

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    Why we should teach our children patience

    It is challenging but necessary to teach children to be patient, as all parents know. In the short run, patience… more

  • A staff of Aeon Co Ltd’s supermarket changes a price tag due to a sales tax hike, ahead of the store’s opening hours at a supermarket in Chiba, east of Tokyo Forum Article

    What Japan’s economy needs now

    Japan’s GDP declined by almost 7 percent in the second quarter, more than many had forecast including us here at the… more

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    Why two characters matter on Twitter: @davos to @wef

    The World Economic Forum is swapping Twitter handles. This is not an earth-shattering event in the busy world of social… more

  • A health inspection and quarantine researcher (L) demonstrates to customs policemen the symptoms of Ebola, at a laboratory at an airport in Qingdao Forum Article

    What can be done about the root cause of Ebola?

    In Sub-Saharan Africa, any child with a fever should receive immediate medical care to prevent death from malaria or… more

  • A man walks past an advertisement promoting China’s renminbi (RMB) or yuan ,US dollar and Euro exchange services at money exchange in Hong Kong Forum Article

    What will be the global currency of the future?

    Could the dollar lose its status as the key international currency for international trade and international financial… more

  • An employee checks newly-assembled electric cars to be exported to South America at an electric vehicle factory in Zouping county Forum Article

    Why agriculture and services are key to development

    The literature on global growth convergence and divergence is vast and deep. And it is still evolving. Some have argued… more

  • Indian fishermen carry boat to truck in Nagapattinam Forum Article

    Five reasons why you should ask for help at work

    Asking for help wasn’t something that my parents ingrained in me. Well, that’s how I interpreted their guidance… more

  • A fan holds up the flag of Kazakhstan during their men’s ice hockey game against the US in Turin Global Shapers Article

    How can we redefine what it means to have a good job?

    Young people are one of the most vulnerable groups when it comes to the job market. They tend to look for work for a… more

  • Employees work at the assembly line of the Honda Amaze car inside the company’s manufacturing plant in Tapukara Young Global Leaders Article

    A new beginning for India’s economy

    On August 15, Narendra Modi delivered his first Independence Day speech as India's Prime Minister. Though he… more

  • Fishermen row a boat in the algae-filled Chaohu Lake in Hefei, Anhui province Forum Article

    Cause for new optimism on climate change?

    In the rarified atmosphere of Aspen, Colorado, last week I attended the 11th American Renewable Energy Day Summit… more

  • Traffic makes its way up the 110 freeway under an interchange of roads in Los Angeles Forum Article

    America neglects its infrastructure at its peril

    After another round of brinkmanship, a rancorous US Congress passed a last-minute bill to avert the bankruptcy of the… more