Donald Trump’s foreign policy of humiliation is liable to have dire consequences, not least for the interests of the U.S. itself.
In showing that the world has never been less violent, cognitive scientist Steven Pinker is at the forefront of the new outbreak of global optimism.
This summer will mark the centenary of the appearance of the first volume of Oswald Spengler’s influential The Decline of the West.
Since 2000, 50 million women in predominantly-Muslim countries have entered the labor market.
Can we protect our societies against “psychographic advertising” – manipulative technologies that stifle democracy?
As Germany and Italy decide the shape of their future governments, the EU is making slow progress. It is abandoning lofty schemes and determined to focus on people’s real problems.
Is Russia in breach of the 1986 INF Treaty on Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces, agreed by Reagan and Gorbachev? This would be dangerous.
Disinformation needs to be tackled by a troika – individual members of the public, the social media companies and governments.
Worried about social media helping to create popular movements, China runs an elaborate system of censorship and manipulation.