Globalization is in full swing. The best proof of this are the attempts to stop it.
Lessons from leadership: Is economic conservatism the path to follow?
Five years after the outbreak of the Eurozone crisis, the economy is picking up only slowly. Stagnating growth rates and the specter of a further recession are looming large. Many experts see no other way out of this quagmire than to capitalize on the low interest rates and borrow more money. But is
We know that climate change is a reality, but an army of deniers led by business interests and supported by the mainstream media makes us believe that warnings of a climate calamity are overblown.
The fact that key economies are currently saving instead of borrowing shows how detached the euro zone has become from the wisdom of conventional economics. Yet there is hope.
The solution to ease mass unemployment is at hand, but policymakers across Europe are too blind to see it.
The Eurozone’s remedies against sluggish growth rates aren’t working. The problem: a misdiagnosis of the illness.
Unless a complex order distinct from liberal capitalism becomes conceivable for masses of people, the left can only propose a leap in the dark. But a movement with no imaginable design in view is unlikely to win the strength to accomplish the unimaginable.
The only thing that keeps capitalism in place is the fearfulness of the Left. But an alternative scenario is not only necessary, it is also possible.
Communism is alive and kicking. One has to live in a bubble of privilege or ignorance not to notice.
The EU-Parliament and the Council reached a provisional deal on new CO2 emi
No, President Trump, there is no "national emergency" on the souther border
On the occation of the first visit of a Pope at the Arab Peninsula in the U
What decisions would we make if we deliberated carefully about public policy? Alexander Görlach sat down with Stanford's James Fishkin to discuss deliberative democracy, parliamentary discontent, and the future of the two-party system.
For many Europeans the massacre in Arizona is another evidence that political violence is spreading in the United States but this unfortunate event was the deed of a mentally ill person, not a political activist. There is no evidence of an increasing political extremism tearing America apart. Using
The US and Russia don't agree on much - but they are both keen to develop a good relationship with India. How do we know? Look at the arms trade.
More than 50 percent of the world's population now live in cities – and there is no end of urbanization in sight. Harvard economist Edward Glaeser believes urbanization to be a solution to many unanswered problems: pollution, depression and a lack of creativity. He spoke with Lars Mensel about the
Contrary to the mantras repeated by the press, HIV infections are not increasing. We need to move away from activist scare tactics and towards complex risk management strategies.
Nick Bostrom directs the Future of Humanity Institute at Oxford University. He talked with Martin Eiermann about existential risks, genetic enhancements and the importance of ethical discourses about technological progress.