WEEKLY SELECTION

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.

Weekly Selection

19 July 2024|

Rising inequality - a danger to democracy. Vance as VP will implement the MAGA project 2025 to the letter. How China is remodelling itself as a tech, green giant. Open AI coming close to being able to reason like us. A list to indulge in - 100 best books of the 21st Century. [...]

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Weekly Selection

12 July 2024|

India courting a ‘coalition of the unwilling’. Political unrest, wherever, is nearly always fuelled by economic anxieties. ’Stuckopia’ can be the pre-cursor of ‘dystopia’ - but it doesn’t have to be. A portrait of a president. A check list to rumble bad arguments. [...]

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Weekly Selection

5 July 2024|

Frustration and a lack of hope are pushing young voters right. Industrial policies are back. Desperate resort to AI warfare in Ukraine is weaponising consumer technology in unprecedented ways. The devil is in the detail - Bernard Arnaud’s mantra for success. The lure of analogue activities to right the life-screen balance. [...]

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Weekly Selection

28 June 2024|

How to dispel disappointment with democracy. Cultural shifts that are impacting birth rates - everywhere. The impact of the top 10 technologies of 2024. Top Israeli names decry the US Senate invitation to Netanyahu. Shedding new light on the importance of the brain’s nocturnal 'waste clearance system’. [...]

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Weekly Selection

21 June 2024|

Why the dollar is still ’top’. Will 2035 see a ‘Japanification’ of China? Why social media should have a (mental) health warning. It’s the WBGT (wet-bulb global temperature) that matters. The health-enhancing power of trees. [...]

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Weekly Selection

14 June 2024|

A likely war is not an inevitable one. Markets are wary of a weakening France. Big tech suffocating the disruptors. Fall out when financial systems feel the heat. Battery innovation.[...]

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Weekly Selection

7 June 2024|

Exporting can't solve China’s economic issues. Incumbents are faring badly in 2024 elections, the European elections will be no exception. If the technology exists it will be used. Nigel Farage and the ’Trumpification’ of the UK Conservative party. A young male mental health crisis going largely unnoticed.[...]

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Weekly Selection

31 May 2024|

The potential price for the rest of the world of Trump’s America first. What today divides the sexes? Is the end of greenwashing in view? What unites disparate conspiracists? Deciphering the glorious logic of animal patterns.[...]

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Weekly Selection

24 May 2024|

How best to assess the 2nd Cold War? What lies at the heart of the new 'politics of gold'? Notes from Norway - a more equal country. How recognising randomness can encourage both gratitude, empathy and determination. Why we all need time alone… and without our phones.[...]

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