Wednesday, February 22, 2017
  1. Politics

    How to Survive the Trump Era

    Joseph E. Stiglitz
  2. World Affairs

    Populism Versus the Media

    Chris Patten
  3. Business & Finance

    The WTO Reborn?

    Arvind Subramanian
    Business & Finance

    The WTO Reborn?

    4

     identifies three key developments that could enable the revival of trade multilateralism.

    Press conference IMF WTO OECD
    Recent rebukes of globalization, such as the UK's Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump as US president, suggest that the marginalization of the World Trade Organization will continue. But these outcomes may actually have the opposite effect, owing to three key developments. READ MORE
  4. Politics

    Europe’s Critical Elections

    Guy Verhofstadt
    Politics

    Europe’s Critical Elections

    9

     expects a strong, but not decisive, showing for Dutch, French, and German populists this year.

    WIlders Le Pen and Fauke Petry Sean Gallup/Getty Images
    Upcoming elections in the Netherlands, France, and Germany will be held in what is arguably the most febrile political environment since the EU’s creation. The post-war liberal democratic order is under threat everywhere, but particularly in Europe, where an alternative to populism is urgently needed. READ MORE
  5. Politics

    How Trumpocracy Corrupts Democracy

    Sandra Navidi
    Politics

    How Trumpocracy Corrupts Democracy

    2

     uses network science to examine the threat posed to America by its current president.

    Trump in SC Sean Rayford/Stringer
    American democracy is a complex, self-organizing system, and its president is a “superhub”: the most well-connected human “node,” located in the center of the network. While Donald Trump does not have control over the entire system, he has enough influence that he could cause it to fail. READ MORE

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