Nearly four years after Barack Obama’s two-term presidency, the political promise he represented might finally be fulfilled.
U.S. democracy has devolved into a kabuki show. No real reform, no matter how pressing, ever gets done.
The temptation to forecast the end of globalization is large, but very premature.
Social cohesion will be critical in this new world of the COVID 19 crisis. Asia’s case proves that social cohesion is Janus-faced, working in two opposite directions.
How will the coronavirus crisis affect business, education, food supply and security?
Beyond airlines and cruise ships, what is the business outlook for Airbnb, co-living, bars and cafes, discos and cinemas, open-air markets?
We were once concerned that robots might replace and displace humans. The much greater risk is that humans will become robots. No emotion. No love. No shared laughter. No shared tears.
In every culture, low interest rates impact the fabric of society and mindsets in distinct ways. Each country thus develops its unique manifestation of nihilism.
Interest rates are the mechanism by which risk links the world of economics and society.