Posts tagged ‘politics’

  • 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

  • Forum Article

    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

  • Global Agenda Councils Video

    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

  • Forum Article

    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

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    Press conference: All you need to know about Davos 2014

    Annual Meeting 2014

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Forum Article

    Book Review – The Bet: Paul Ehrlich, Julian Simon, and Our...

    The 60s was a decade of social revolution and cold war: of first world prosperity and third world… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Are human rights and religion compatible?

    In most Western societies the political language is that of liberalism, and the individual is at the… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Are party politics stalling economic growth?

    Here at the Global Agenda Councils in Abu Dhabi, I took part in a discussion on economic policy today… more