Tag Archives: society

Dining Alone in a Hyper-Competitive World

What can solo dining tell us about the way of life we lead?

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Deconstructing Globalization

The anthropological dimension of why we blame “globalization” for our own, very human lack of proper action and understanding.

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Russia in the American Mind

Russia has been stigmatized as ghoul no. 2 in the American chamber of horrors. That is an act of escapism that conveniently removes China from much-needed public attention.

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Poland’s Economic Destiny: Middle-Income Trap?

Despite the Polish economy’s success post-1990, the challenge of escaping the middle-income trap is steep.

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The Republican Crime Syndicate Takes Control

The Republican Party has become a Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organization (RICO). As with other criminal organizations, its purpose is to rape, pillage and plunder America.

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What Comes After the Second Gilded Age?

Stagnation and inequality could lead to a Second Progressive Era in the United States – or something far more dangerous instead.

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Why Culture Matters: Fostering Identity Through Cultural Heritage

A museum director’s reflections on vexing global issues such as identity, tolerance, conflict and war.

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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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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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