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  1. entsminger6_ SERGIO FLORESAFP via Getty Images_metaverse SERGIO FLORES/AFP via Getty Images

    Who Will Establish Metaverse Ethics?

    Josh Entsminger, et al. highlight the urgency of providing oversight before tech companies make self-regulation the norm.
  2. nmahmed2_ Karol SerewisSOPA ImagesLightRocket via Getty Images_electric vehicle Karol Serewis/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

    Ending the Age of Scarcity

    Nafeez Ahmed shows how disruptive technologies are transforming the energy, transport, and food sectors for the better.
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    Technology Special Edition

    Beyond the Techlash brings together economists, technologists, policymakers, and business leaders to consider how the lost promise of twenty-first-century innovation can be reclaimed.

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  4. velasquez1_Sean GallupGetty Images_cybercrime Sean Gallup/Getty Images

    The True Meaning of Cybersecurity

    Martin Ignacio Díaz Velásquez says the illicit drug trade shows how law enforcement can adapt to the increasingly digital nature of crime.
  5. puliti2_In Pictures Ltd.Corbis via Getty Images_nigeria internet access In Pictures Ltd./Corbis via Getty Images

    The World Needs a Digital Lifeline

    Riccardo Puliti urges policymakers to make regulatory agility the norm, rather than limiting it to emergencies.
  6. disparte3_lerbankGetty Images_blockchain lerbank/Getty Images

    Yes, Crypto Still Matters

    Dante Alighieri Disparte thinks blockchain technology is poised for mainstream adoption by both new and incumbent players.
  7. dacosta1_GettyImages_europe space Getty Images

    Europe, We Have a Problem

    Rodrigo da Costa & Kris Peeters show why the European Union must do more to support its space-based technology sector.
  8. sharp1_PHILIPPE LOPEZAFP via Getty Images_biotech Philippe Lopez/AFP via Getty Images

    What Biotech Innovation Needs

    Phillip A. Sharp & Julien Patris describe the confluence of factors needed to develop a vibrant life-sciences sector.
  9. andreoni2_ David L. RyanThe Boston Globe via Getty Images_moderna vaccine David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

    The Pandemic’s Innovation Lessons for the Climate Crisis

    Antonio Andreoni & Rainer Quitzow argue that targeted cooperation between the state and business can accelerate the green transition.
  1. entsminger6_ SERGIO FLORESAFP via Getty Images_metaverse SERGIO FLORES/AFP via Getty Images

    Who Will Establish Metaverse Ethics?

    Josh Entsminger, et al. highlight the urgency of providing oversight before tech companies make self-regulation the norm.
  2. sierakowski88_JOHN MACDOUGALLAFP via Getty Images_belarus opposition JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP via Getty Images

    The Belarusian Opposition Is Growing Stronger

    Sławomir Sierakowski cites many examples showing that the country’s democracy movement has been adapting and growing quickly.
  3. jaber1_KARIM SAHIBAFP via Getty Images_UAEsolar Karim Sahib/AFP via Getty Images

    A Bold and Realistic Energy Transition

    Sultan Al Jaber explains why policies aimed at divesting too soon from hydrocarbons will be self-defeating.
  4. zizek5_Justin SullivanGetty Images_karilake Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

    Degeneracy, Depravity, and the New Right

    Slavoj Žižek

    While Kremlin propagandists and the the West's pro-Russian alt-right present themselves as the embodiment of traditional Christian values, their words and actions countenance genocide and glorify sexual violence. By embracing the obscene, they offer an attractive package for chauvinists of all stripes.

    shows how the movement is widening its appeal by openly appealing to adherents' worst impulses.
  5. jjoffe7_JOHN MACDOUGALLAFP via Getty Images_germany ukraine JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP via Getty Images

    Green Pacifism Goes to War

    Josef Joffe examines the roots of the party’s hawkish turn in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
  6. klee8_Giles ClarkeGetty Images_palm oil malaysia Giles Clarke/Getty Images

    Sustaining Economic Growth in an Age of Deglobalization

    Keun Lee sees the experiences of Malaysia and Chile as useful case studies for escaping the middle-income trap.
  7. sherif5_AHMAD SAHEL ARMANAFP via Getty Images_afghanistanprotest Ahmad Sahel Arman/AFP via Getty Images

    The Taliban’s War on Women and Girls

    Yasmine Sherif & Gordon Brown urge the Afghan government to honor its promises on education and economic participation.
  8. coyle26_Mario TamaGetty Images_foodbank Mario Tama/Getty Images

    Inflation’s Emotional Scars

    Diane Coyle thinks today's surging prices will have two profound consequences for Western economies.
  9. bildt102_Nava JamshidiGetty Images_kabul one year Nava Jamshidi/Getty Images

    Did the Afghan Failure Lead to the Ukraine War?

    Carl Bildt revisits the fall of Kabul to consider its implications for America and the world, one year later.

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