The Big Picture brings together 4-5 Project Syndicate commentaries not just on topics in the news, but also on the deeper issues driving the news. Thanks to the unique resources available to the world’s largest provider of original, high-quality commentary, with the Big Picture, readers quickly gain the insights of diverse, authoritative perspectives on critical global events and challenges. The Big Picture surrounds a topic – from unrest in Iran and US tax reform to green finance and the broader sustainability agenda – with curated presentations featuring the world’s leading thinkers, practitioners, policymakers, and statesmen, providing an immediate, yet comprehensive view of the day’s most urgent news and issues.
Half of the world’s population live in cities, and that share is growing rapidly. How can cities expand, maintain services and communities, and be envi… read more
At the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly this year, the Sustainable Development Goals for 2030 and global public health are among the top issu… read more
The biggest cloud hanging over the world economy is the incipient trade war with China launched by US President Donald Trump. But with America’s closes… read more
After the election of President Emmanuel Macron in France and the return of a centrist grand coalition government in Germany, many hoped that the Franco-German ax… read more
The world’s attention is drawn to Syria seemingly only when Syrian troops drive rebel forces from another town or city, or attack civilians using chemical w… read more
With 42% of global e-commerce, 11 times more mobile payments than in the United States, one-third of the world’s most successful tech start-ups, and P… read more
The IMF recently warned China that four-fifths of its banks need more capital, while the Trump administration’s tax plan threatens to explode the US budget deficit. Is … read more