Sunday, February 1, 2015
  1. Fanatics, Charlatans, and Economists

    Jean-Marie Guéhenno

    Fanatics, Charlatans, and Economists


     traces today's extremism and terrorism to the post-Cold War eclipse of politics by market logic.

    Recession Economic Growth Inequality Peter Werkman/Flickr

    Throughout the world, economics has been placed on a pedestal and enshrined in politically independent institutions like central banks and competition authorities, leaving politics confined to tinkering at the margins of market allocations. The results have been disastrous. READ MORE

  2. LGBT at Work

    Beth Brooke-Marciniak

    LGBT at Work


     urges companies to shift their cultural focus from "diversity" to "inclusiveness."

    LGBT parade David Yu/Flickr

    When Apple CEO Tim Cook announced to the world that he is gay, many declared that the "lavender ceiling" had finally been cracked. But, though Cook's decision represented a significant step forward, progress toward the goal of workplace inclusiveness remains uneven. READ MORE

  3. What Drives Moral Progress?

    Rebecca Newberger Goldstein
  4. Labor in the Age of Robots

    Guy Ryder

    Labor in the Age of Robots


     believes that automation in the workplace will be one of the defining challenges of our era.

    automated workplaces WorldSkills/Flickr

    Today, anxiety that new technologies could destroy millions of jobs is as high as ever – and rightly so. Adapting the labor market to a world of increasingly automated workplaces will be one of the defining challenges of our era. READ MORE

  5. The “Impact” Illusion in Science

    Henry I. Miller

Focal Point

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