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WEEKLY SELECTION2021-11-10T13:57:12+01:00
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Each week a selection of 5 op. eds. and articles to better make sense of today’s world.

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12 August 2022|

The disproportionate power of dis- and misinformation. The exponential effect of human activity on the severity of climate anomalies. The Chinese record-breaking trade surplus exposed as a weakness. The energy-challenges facing Europe this winter don’t need to be catastrophic. The rich relationship that asks only that you be yourself - it’s called friendship [...]

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5 August 2022|

What’s wrong with today’s world order. What motivates the messianic self-deprivation of tech CEOs. Why the economy is giving off strange, hard to interpret, vibes. The mathematical mystery of zero. Why falling back in love with reading is one of the most cognitively beneficial things we can do [...]

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29 July 2022|

Why drought management is no longer optional. How the Kremlin’s propaganda machine is outpacing the EU - with serious consequences. Why the Chinese property market could be in for a hard landing. Some experts’ reflections on the pros and cons of remote working. Making the right decision isn’t as rational a process as we might think is. [...]

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22 July 2022|

Can the risk of stagflation morphing into a debt crisis be avoided? Can the world avoid a profound energy crisis? Can we change our way of considering our relationship with nature fast enough to alter fundamental policy and investment decisions? Can we achieve a healthier (ultimately more productive) work-life balance? Can admitting to being ‘wrong’ actually turn out to [...]

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15 July 2022|

“Magic money” loses its lustre. Twitter vs Musk distilled. Scandinavia leads global efforts to close the gender gap - for others there’s still a long way to go. Why BA5’s impact on infection and re-infection means the pandemic is still taking a toll. Tips on how to conserve our memories [...]

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8 July 2022|

A new ‘productivism’ model for a post neo-liberalist era. Why populism is the political and societal fallout of major economic crises. Why only responsible use of the Earth's resources can bring us back from the brink. Why making our goals reasonable, rather than our will-power will help us achieve them. Why writers write [...]

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1 July 2022|

Dr Doom sees a looming global recession and its contingent financial turmoil. Some important must-knows about crypto. What the EU is doing to stave off an energy supply crisis. Why the health risks from air pollution may be greater than we thought. A clinical psychologist's action-oriented antidote to the anxiety generated by all the above [...]

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24 June 2022|

The whys and wherefores of 'conspiracy theory politics' explained. Why grain is blocked in Ukraine and the global consequences. Globalisation is more under transformation than in retreat. Sentiments fuelling the great resignation have reached some board rooms. Why sleeping well is vital but need not be complicated to achieve [...]

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17 June 2022|

Progress studies - but progress for who? The ongoing impact of Covid could be longer, wider and deeper than initially thought. Why climate-risk disclosure should become mandatory. Why our ‘market societies’ fail to value old age. How an optimistic outlook can be self-fulfilling [...]

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