Political discourse in Britain has devolved toward ludicrousness. Filling the gap is a generation of keen, talented writers presenting weighty ideas on stages across the nation.
Why did Homo sapiens survive where other animals died off? The answer has to do with evolution.
The current state of social/political debate and discourse leaves a lot to be desired. Here's how to build a successful, respectful dialogue that can serve an actual purpose.
“I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that.”
In Albuquerque and London, organizations are using small-scale employment to give homeless people another chance.
And, you know, really look at what's in front of them.
Jean-Francois Rischard is an economist. He was the Vice President of World Bank from 1998 to 2005. Born in Luxembourg in 1948, Rischard holds doctoral degrees in law and economics and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
We are using too much of the planet.
Develop a global-citizenship mindset, Rischard says.
Rischard remains an optimist despite his book's stark predictions.
Nation-states are useful, but limited in their perspective.
The Kyoto Protocol.
The world is too fragmented to deal with global problems.
Global institutions are too small to deal with the biggest issues.
We are only a fifth of the way into the digital revolution.
Gerhard Schroeder wanted a briefing.
Bringing out-of-the-box thinking to the World Bank.