Michael Spence explains how new technologies have both fueled the problem and enabled mobilization against it.
Koichi Hamada paints a more comprehensive – and brighter – picture of Japan's recent economic performance.
Christopher R. Hill argues that both Aleppo and Mosul are symptoms of the lack of order in the international order.
Chris Patten identifies the most critical imperatives for America, based on the experience of a city it razed.
Carmen Reinhart explains why many countries in Africa, the Middle East, and elsewhere are being left high and dry.
Bjørn Lomborg reports multiple benefits from global economic openness, extending far beyond poverty reduction.
Richard N. Haass speculates about what the US – and the world – can expect once the next president is in power.
Mark Leonard sees no future for British nativism, despite the government's best efforts to stoke it.
Melvin Sanicas explains why one of the world's oldest viruses still takes 59,000 lives every year.
G. Richard Olds identifies practices that countries and schools can use to direct talent where it's most needed.
Martin Feldstein is confident that US workers, if not their European counterparts, have little to worry about.
Hernando de Soto proposes an entirely new approach to ensuring that the benefits of interconnectedness are shared.
Gordon Brown calls for more entrepreneurship to bring schools and pedagogy into the twenty-first century.
Adair Turner rebuts the conventional belief that more education will boost productivity and reduce inequality.
Bernard-Henri Lévy defends the selection of this year's winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Avner Offer argues that the prize's origin and the selection of winners reflect an ongoing political struggle.