Posts tagged ‘politics’

  • A picture of a model is seen on an iPad before the final round of the 2011 Elite Models Look contest in Shanghai Forum Article

    Facing up to stereotypes

    When we make important social decisions – which political candidate to vote for, whether to trust… more

  • Member of the European Parliament Ronzulli takes part with her daughter Vittoria in a voting session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg Forum Article

    Where are the women in the corridors of power?

    Forty-nine years ago, Mary Poppins won five Oscars. Singapore, the Maldives and Gambia became… more

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    Do young people care about politics?

    A report conducted by ShareThis, the company behind a popular content-sharing widget, indicates that… more

  • The European Union and other European flags flutter outside the European Council building, ahead of .. Forum Article

    Has the EU shot itself in the foot?

    Is £1.7 billion ($2.7 billion) a lot of money for the British government to fork out? It is when it is a… more

  • People walk around the Congress in Brasilia Forum Article

    Why Brazil’s central bank needs reform

    International investors are watching closely as Brazilians prepare to vote in the second round of… more

  • French Minister of Women’s Rights and Spokesperson of the Government Najat Vallaud-Belkacem attends a vote on the prostitution law at the National Assembly in Paris Global Shapers Article

    How to close the gender gap? Get political

    “All men are born equal.” There is no doubt that this ideal should include women. However, since… more

  • A lone worker passes by the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington Forum Article

    How concerning is US political gridlock?

    With the approach of the US Congressional elections, questions about the health of America’s political… more

  • A businessman walks in Tokyo’s business district Forum Article

    Why central bankers are today’s philosophers

    At the recent meeting of G-20 finance ministers in Australia, US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew noted “phil… more

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    Davos 2015: what’s on the agenda?

    The 45th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, which will take place 21-24 January in Davos-Klosters… more

  • Birds fly during sunrise in Gaza Forum Article

    3 narratives shaping the Middle East

    Three distinct timelines are shaping developments in the Middle East: the short-term timeline of daily… more

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    Five things you need to lead Europe

    The next six months are an opportunity for Europe to discuss what qualities it wants in its institutional… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Democracy and division in the Arab world

    Tensions in Iraq may be dominating the headlines, but there are complex patterns of… more

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    What will government look like in 2050?

    Ambrogio Lorenzetti’s painting Allegory of Good and Bad Government (1337-1339) covers three walls of the… more

  • Forum Article

    Five reasons not to be pessimistic about the world

    When it comes to geopolitics, there is always a market for gloom. Business has been booming in this respect… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Europe’s voters are lashing out at domestic politics, not the EU

    Most post-election commentary has concentrated on the “shocking” surge of anti-establishment, mostly… more

  • Forum Video

    Video: The power of participation

    “People entertain themselves online, educate themselves online. They shop, work, bank, date, borrow… more

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    What’s at stake in India’s elections?

    As India prepares for national elections in a few weeks, the key political issues are crony capitalism… more

  • Forum Event

    2050: What if cities ruled the world?

    Annual Meeting 2014

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland