To overturn “fake news” demands so much more than fact-checking. It takes educating society with critical thinking skills.
It’s not at all clear that China’s Communist Party has found a better model of governance. Faster? Yes. Better? That depends what price you’re willing to pay.
Living under the modern conditions of “liquidity,” humans know that everything can happen—yet nothing can be done with confidence and certainty.
The U.S. government already spends less on education and science than at almost any other time in history. Trump’s tax plan will cut those investments even lower.
On the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s Reformation, faith in the fundamental dogmas of the Western world is again faltering.
What happens if there is no fair distribution of gains and losses? A Renaissance lens could have brought this risk into focus much sooner.