European Agricultural Policy and Youth

20.11.2014

Let them grow

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The Common Agricultural Policy of the EU might often have been wasteful and misguided – but it is also actively trying to create opportunities for young people. read more

Tunisia's economic problems

24.10.2014

Wrong turn

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Tunsia is often cited as an Arab Spring success story. That is right from a political perspective – but not from an economic one. read more

Protests in Hong Kong

23.10.2014

Under my umbrella

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The ongoing protests in Hong Kong are about more than just politics. The very idea of Hong Kong itself is in the spotlight: impressions from within the peaceful demonstrations. read more

Political and cultural conditions in a civilization

20.10.2014

The end of emergencies

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We must continue to seek different interpretations of our age to properly respond to its challenges. read more

The future of the sharing economy

14.10.2014

New frontiers

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We’re about to approach the next tipping point towards a future of collaborative consumption. Some very important players are now needed to make that transition work. read more

Restructuring the Chinese economy

10.10.2014

Can China innovate?

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China no longer wants to be the factory of the world but a powerhouse of innovation. The country is on the right track, but many obstacles remain in place. read more

Resurgence of anti-Semitism in Europe

04.10.2014

A new Exodus?

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As anti-Semitism gains traction across Europe, the continent’s Jews might once again have to ask themselves: Where do we belong? read more

Why Benjamin Barber and the Global Parliament of Mayors are wrong

02.10.2014

Mayors ruling the world? Let’s hope not.

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If cities are more functional than national governments, should they take over global politics? The idea may sound appealing, but hardly makes sense. read more

Mohamed ElBaradei’s vision for a peaceful world

15.09.2014

Change we should believe in

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A peaceful world may be a utopist thought but one worth believing in. If we give up hope, all is lost. read more

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