Posts tagged ‘politics’

  • Birds fly during sunrise in Gaza Forum Article

    Three narratives shaping the Middle East

    Three distinct timelines are shaping developments in the Middle East: the short-term timeline of daily struggles and… 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 leaders… 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 division and polarization across… 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 Sala dei… 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 lately… 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 Eurosceptic… more

  • Forum Video

    Video: The power of participation

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

  • Forum Event

    2050: What if cities ruled the world?

    Annual Meeting 2014

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Forum Event

    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 famine. A decade of… 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 centre of 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. The question my… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    Q&A: Is the digital revolution transforming politics?

    Summit on the Global Agenda 2013

    , Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    2014: The year geopolitics bites back

    Summit on the Global Agenda 2013

    , Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    What is America’s future role in the world?

    By most reasonable measures, reports of America’s declining power relative to the rest of the world have consistently… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    The promise and pitfalls of global collaboration

    As executives, politicians and leading thinkers gather in Abu Dhabi for the World Economic Forum’s Summit on the… more

  • Forum Article

    The battle over the US budget is the wrong fight

    This month Washington is consumed by the impasse over reopening the government and raising the debt limit. It seems… more