Monday, June 26, 2017
  1. Reinventing the French People

    Bernard-Henri Lévy
  2. The Real Side of Fake News

    Steven Rosenbaum

    The Real Side of Fake News

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     highlights the leading role that sites such as Reddit play as conduits for misinformation online.

    Newsart for The Real Side of Fake News Bill Hinton/Getty Images
    In recent years, a growing share of what arrives on our digital doorstep belongs to the category of so-called fake news. But a serviceable label for a very real problem does not tell us if we really are living in a “post-truth” world; and, if so, whom we should hold responsible. READ MORE
  3. How Populists Win When They Lose

    Jan-Werner Mueller

    How Populists Win When They Lose

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     shines a light on mainstream conservatives' role in the victory of Brexit and Donald Trump.

    populists Roberto Pfeil/AFP/Getty Images
    The present is not remotely comparable to the interwar period, and today’s populists are not fascists. But the lesson from that era still holds: the choices made by established conservative elites, as much as the challenges posed by insurgent outsiders, determine the fate of democracy. READ MORE
  4. Emmanuel Macron and the Post-Revolutionary Idea

    Bernard-Henri Lévy

    Emmanuel Macron and the Post-Revolutionary Idea

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     argues that the French president's rise marks the end of a centuries-old conception of politics.

    Macron Christophe Petit Tesson/AFP/Getty Images
    How did a political novice, seemingly fated to preside over a thousand and one shaky coalitions, usher some 400 deputies into the 577-seat National Assembly under the banner of what was still, just a few months ago, virtually a party of one? The answer is to be found far from France – and four decades removed from the present. READ MORE
  5. The Global Age of Complexity

    Andrew Sheng, ET AL

    The Global Age of Complexity

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    &  argue for a new, non-deterministic paradigm to manage twenty-first-century economics and politics.

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    Humanity's growing frustration with embedded systemic problems – from pollution to economic inequality – would demand change in the best of times. At a time when our power of creation – matched by our power of destruction – has reached unprecedented levels, a new, non-deterministic worldview could not be more urgent. READ MORE
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