What is the future of the relationship between the state and its citizens? Will the social-welfare state rise supreme, or some variety of unfettered capitalism, with minimal state involvement? Will new models rise instead? What can citizens expect from their governments in the future?
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Our 2nd Future Challenges Reader is published: The New City
A few weeks ago we published the first in a series of Future Challenges Readers. Now it’s time for volume 2. In “The New City” we go on a hunt for ideas that are helping cities worldwide manage their growing populations. From Masdar City near Abu Dhabi to Toronto, Canada, cities […]
Australia steady on the fiscal cliff, slipping off the moral edge
The tremors of the world’s economic crisis are never fully resonated in Australia, a country with an advantageous tectonic and fiscal position.
Contagion: Or how Alan Greenspan affected my paycheck
Globalisation is a powerful phenomenon that needs to be examined and understood – Its neither benign nor evil. The existent disparity in India necessitates a more studied and unique approach towards appropriating globalization.
Heartbreak by the Nile
Globalization has great benefits and great side effects. When the global economy is doing well, a lot of people try moving to the developed world for a better life while an ailing economy also forces people to find jobs elsewhere. Economic knockdown is perpetuating bad labor practices both in the […]