Category: Business

Climate Change Requires Private Sector Financial Firepower

And these efforts cannot be simply country-based. They must be geared to achieve global goals…

How Did America Become a Credit Card Nation?

Sean H Vanatta at Aeon/Psyche: The American economy has always relied on household borrowing. Since…

The Israel-India Worker Deal Resembles British Indenture

Michelle Buckley, Paula Chakravartty in Boston Review: In December, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received…

Decarbonization is the Most Critical Response to Climate Change–But is it Enough?

McKinsey research shows that carbon dioxide removal, or CDR, could play a vital role in…

Sit-ins on Company Dime: Google Fires 28

Liz Wolfe at Reason: Yesterday, Google fired 28 of its workers after employees held sit-ins…

An AI Deal as a Diplomatic Weapon

A relatively small deal — by Microsoft’s standards, anyway — is leading to big geopolitical…

What We Get Wrong About Poverty

Nathan Cheek at Psyche: Imagine this upsetting scenario: two women are both suffering physical abuse…

Is Techno-Monopoly Inevitable?

William H. Janeway at Project Syndicate: The detective in a typical British crime procedural would…

Down the Line

by Christian Britschgi of Rent Free at Reason: For years now, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed…

Climate Politics & Capitalism: Is the World Enough?

Will Glovinsky at Public Books: It was 1968, and the “battle to feed all of…

Qualities of a Great CEO—and, By Implication, Great Leaders

Eighty percent of successful CEOs come from within their companies, but many of them think…

Ten Unsung Digital and AI Ideas Shaping Business

An estimated $30 trillion in corporate revenues will arise from products that have not yet…