Tag Archives: governance

COVID 19: An Outbreak Anywhere Is an Outbreak Everywhere

One fallout from the coronavirus pandemic will be popular calls to put deficient health care on par with committing crimes against humanity during times of war.

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How COVID 19 Hits Bad Governments

COVID 19 is especially dangerous for people with pre-existing conditions. It also strikes countries with pre-existing bad governments with particular severity.

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Weak and Undemocratic Governance is Dangerous for Your Health

Many Southeast Asian governments are failing the coronavirus test. Singapore stands out positively, Thailand negatively.

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In Defense of Democracy

Understanding the key reasons why everybody is now so frustrated with democracy and government.

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Global Democracy Under Threat

Global democracy is under threat. The ranks of authoritarian leaders of large nations not only include China, Russia and Turkey, but also the United States.

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Trudeau Survives, But …

The elections have made Canadian politics more complex: It is now chess — not checkers.

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When Tax Accountants Lobby for Sustainability

We need a simple, global scoring system so businesses can quickly assess the sustainability impact of any financial decision.

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Governance Vs. Democracy

Why U.S. foreign policy should focus on “good governance” instead of “democracy.”

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Malaysia’s Big Surprise

Last week’s election result is a major milestone in the racial politics of Malaysia. They point to a mature democracy based on the rule of law.

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Facebook & Co.: How to Stop Surveillance Capitalism

Facebook, Google & Co. are the new quasi-royal sovereigns. Their algorithmic de-facto laws do not require the approval of any of our parliaments.

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