Posts tagged 'politics'

  • 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

    22 - 25 Jan 2014, Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Forum Event

    Press conference: All you need to know about Davos 2014

    Annual Meeting 2014

    22 - 25 Jan 2014, Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Forum Article

    Book Review - The Bet: Paul Ehrlich, Julian Simon, and Our Gamble…

    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

    18 - 20 Nov 2013, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    2014: The year geopolitics bites back

    Summit on the Global Agenda 2013

    18 - 20 Nov 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

  • Forum Article

    Europe should ask the US to shutdown political uncertainty

    On October 1st 2013, the US federal government officially entered a shutdown as no agreement was reached on the budget… 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 is, the men… more

  • Forum Article

    The economic rationale behind the US shutdown madness

    Republicans in the House of Representatives have voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or parts of it, 41… more

  • Forum Article

    Book Review: Without Their Permission by Alexis Ohanian

    Named by Forbes Magazine as ‘The Mayor of the Internet’, Alexis Ohanian is the genial and engaging 30 year… more

  • Forum Article

    What does Merkel’s victory mean for Europe?

    Very little changes for Europe as a result of Sunday’s election in Germany. Most commentators have focused on the… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Germany's election: What next?

    Angela Merkel’s convincing victory in Sunday’s election will have profound ramifications on Germany’s – and… more