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‘Peak globalization’ and the future of democracy

The world may be headed toward “peak globalization”. This shift could empower individuals and communities to strengthen democracy, while easing some of the most troublesome aspects of globalization.
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Human rights and the internet

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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, an emphatically secular document, obviously makes no appeal to supernatural realms or superhuman beings. It does, however, narrate its basic tenets in the unequivocal manner characteristic of myth. ...
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Westminster terror attack ...

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Four people, including an armed police officer and a man believed to be the attacker, have died in a terrorist incident near the UK's Houses of Parliament, Scotland Yard has said....
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Suedia rikthen shërbimin ushtarak

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Qeveria suedeze vendosi që të rikthejë në fuqi shërbimin e detyrueshëm ushtarak, një lëvizje që mbështetet nga deputetët e vendit....
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Managing Big Data’s Big Risks

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When people who are harmed by Big Data have no avenues for recourse, the results can be toxic and far-reaching, as data scientist Cathy O’Neil demonstrates in her recent book Weapons of Math Destruction....
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State surveillance is a global threat to press freedom

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The lack of legal safeguards continues to threaten the ability of journalists to do their work without state interference. In this new climate we need to renew our efforts to build an international campaign that ......
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Can we handle the truth?

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In a world teeming with selfie affirmations, the idea of one’s own truth—‘my truth’—has come to define an entire generation. The pursuit of the authentic self comes with the freedom to editorialize....
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Brexit, populism and the promise of agency

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In a world experienced as one of out-of-control forces, all the more irresistible at the transnational level, how welcome for many would be the promise to reassert control? ...
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Is the Deflation Cycle Over?

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Until the global financial crisis of 2008-2009, deflation had all but disappeared as a concern for policymakers and investors in the advanced economies, apart from Japan, which has been subject to persistent downward pressure on prices for nearly a generation. ...
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Decent Work or Indecent Politics

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In many parts of the world, including some European countries, unemployment has been persistently high in recent years. But even having a job is no guarantee of financial security: many employed ......
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