Tag Archives: governance

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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Has China Got It All Figured Out?

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.

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India’s Winter of Discontent

India’s improvement in The Ease of Doing Business index is the first tangible proof of Modi’s election promise of “maximum governance, minimum government.”

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Africa as a Global Test Case

Has the time for a new global approach to Africa finally arrived?

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