Category: World

‘Think Tanks are a Groupthink Community Called The Blob’

The Ideas Letter: In an infamous profile several years back, Obama national security advisor Ben…

The Anxious Generation

A social psychologist and a Professor discuss the end of the play-based childhood and the…

Why Do Authoritarians Win?

Not by repudiating democracy but by simulating it, a new book argues. William E. Scheuerman…

Free Speech Is Under Attack in the U.S., But It’s on the Ropes Elsewhere

“Even open democracies have implemented restrictive measures” If you think free speech is under attack…

Your Nationality May Influence How Much You Talk With Your Hands

Brian Owens in New Scientist: People of different nationalities appear to vary in their use of…

Countering Growing Authoritarianism Requires a Robust Civil Society, Media & Academia

by Margee Ensign at IPS: (C)ountering growing authoritarianism requires a bigger, more interconnected ecosystem of…

Parties and Movements

A roundtable discussion on the challenges that left-wing political formations face around the world. Sheri…

What is Economic Inclusion? How Do We Measure Economic Inclusion?

Economic inclusion is when people not only have their basic subsistence needs met but also…

Why is Russia’s President for Life Bothering With an Election Campaign?

The Proof is in the Putin Excerpts of an article by Andrew Ryvkin at Air…

Americans Views of Foreign Alliances Growing Increasingly Divided

Kerry Boyd Anderson at Arab News: Today, as the world shifts from a unipolar world…

2024 Solar Eclipse

The word “eclipse” actually comes from the Greek word meaning “abandonment”. A once-in-a-lifetime event, the…

The Evolving Corporate Board

The business world has changed dramatically over the past few years. The human element is…