Given its inherent sense of superiority, could China — once a global hegemon — be more peaceful than its Western (and especially U.S.) predecessors?
What can solo dining tell us about the way of life we lead?
Why can’t 20th century tools be used to address 21st century income inequality?
Is a world of approximately equal country incomes really possible to envisage any time soon?
Mark Mazower’s “Hitler’s Empire: How the Nazis Ruled Europe” is a magisterial book.
A self-fulfilling prophecy of failure: Welfare states attract a lot of unskilled migrants who fail to assimilate. A political disaster is looming.
Will Trump have a similarly devastating effect on democracies that Gorbachev had on Communism?
What are the realistic options to tackle the scourge of crass inequality in rich welfare states?
We now live in a world where liberal democracies, principally the United States, do not affirm the principles of liberalism.
Only 1 out of 10 people living in “transition” countries have seen a successful transition to capitalism and more democracy.