Posts tagged ‘democracy’

  • A member of the European Parliament votes during a voting session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg Global Agenda Councils Article

    What’s gone wrong with democracy?

    Since the global economy crashed in 2008, there has been an erosion of trust in political institutions and… more

  • A crew works on the roof of the newly constructed United States Institute of Peace in Washington Forum Article

    Reforms we need to tackle inequality

    The reception in the United States, and in other advanced economies, of Thomas Piketty’s recent… more

  • Men are silhouetted against a video screen with a Twitter logo as he poses with a Samsung S4 smartphone in this photo illustration taken in the central Bosnian town of Zenica Technology Pioneers Article

    How Twitter took over the world

    “Twitter is a free social networking and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read… more

  • Forum Article

    How three strong leaders could reshape Asia

    Asia is poised to enter a historical sweet spot, with three of its most populous countries – China… more

  • Global Shapers Article

    Can equality be taught in schools?

    Inequality and discrimination are universal concerns. We are constantly witnessing violations of individual… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    What does Indonesia’s election mean for the world?

    The most bitterly contested election in Indonesia’s history has concluded with both candidates, Joko… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    Who are the real winners and losers in Europe?

    Around 380 million Europeans were called to vote for a new European Parliament last month. Although… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Can Modi reboot business in India?

    How much of democracy is too much? As India’s growth almost halved from 2009 to less than 5% in… more

  • Forum Article

    Why we need a new kind of capitalism

    Winston Churchill famously observed that democracy is the worst form of… more

  • Forum Event

    The three things that will help Myanmar thrive

    World Economic Forum on East Asia 2014

    , Metro Manila, Philippines

  • Forum Event

    What the Philippines tells us about democracy

    World Economic Forum on East Asia 2014

    , Metro Manila, Philippines

  • Forum Article

    The two things India can learn from China

    In an impressive exercise in democracy, 550 million eligible voters participated in India’s 16th… more

  • Forum Article

    Does democracy boost economic growth?

    A belief that democracy is bad for economic growth is common in both academic political economy as well… more

  • Technology Pioneers Event

    What does citizenship mean in the 21st century?

    Annual Meeting 2014

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Forum Article

    Towards a more perfect union?

    With liberal democratic governance under pressure - does the current paralysis in the US and in Europe… more

  • Forum Article

    Is the United States fatally flawed?

    Americans are fond of speaking in reverential tones about “the wisdom of the Founding Fathers” – that… more

  • Forum Article

    What will economic democracy mean for South Korea?

    Kristel Van der Elst, Director and Head of Strategic Foresight at the World Economic Forum and … more

  • Forum Article

    What lessons can China learn from Singapore?

    Michael Spence, a Nobel laureate in economics, is Professor of Economics at New York University’s Stern… more