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A New Crisis of Faith

On the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s Reformation, faith in the fundamental dogmas of the Western world is again faltering.

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The Future of the EU: Putting Things in Perspective

The European Way has great potential to nudge the world forward.

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NAFTA and WTO: Terminator Trump?

U.S. trade policy under Trump does not reflect a self-confident global power, but a giant caught in a dwarf’s mind.

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Climate Change: Can Today’s Societies Make Big Choices?

Innovations in public decision-making and consensus-building require a richness of participation and inclusion, not just tech tools.

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The Problem With Direct Democracy: The Case of California

Direct democracy is now easier than ever. But raw public input without first improving democratic processes is dangerous.

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Digital Fascism Rising?

Can we still stop a world of technological totalitarianism?

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Can Technology Facilitate Democracy? The Case of India

Technology might help countries like India with government services, but it’s no silver bullet for the business of governance.

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Ending Inequality Between Countries: Not By Trade Alone

Is a world of approximately equal country incomes really possible to envisage any time soon?

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Battling for Independence: Small States Stake Their Claim

Beyond the present efforts in Catalonia and Iraqi Kurdistan: How do the strategies of existing small states Singapore, the UAE and Qatar compare?

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Why Asia is the Champion of Globalization

Can the EU replace the United States, as China starts dominating the globe?

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