Facebook, Google & Co. are the new quasi-royal sovereigns. Their algorithmic de-facto laws do not require the approval of any of our parliaments.
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.
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.”
Has the time for a new global approach to Africa finally arrived?
America, on the road to become like Europe’s social democracies, is losing its exceptionalism.
Why did Myanmar’s generals build a new capital in the middle of nowhere?
Should the U.S. continue to support autocratic regimes, wherever they provide for a stable geopolitical situation?
Are U.S. politicians ready to tell their people that the day is near when the United States will no longer be the globe’s number one?
Despite its growing economic and political power on the global stage, why doesn’t China want the world to view it as a model?
What flaws do conservative Chinese thinkers see in Western democracy compared with their own system?