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

17 May 2024|

The power and importance of hope. The power of geo-economics. US tariffs on China: meanings and implications. Does ‘entropy’ characterise the new world ‘order’? The new Google AI tool set to change the ‘world order’ of the internet.[...]

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Weekly Selection

10 May 2024|

The history of world energy is entering a new era of renewables. Climate scientists now say temperature rising beyond well beyond 1.5 C is inevitable. Learning from history: Cold War II with China. How bad really are ultra-processed foods and why? The late Daniel Kahneman helps us understand how we think.[...]

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Weekly Selection

3 May 2024|

What Trump 2.0 would look like - according to Trump. Why a strong dollar weighs on the rest of the world. China’s vision and how it’s getting there. The need for nuance when diagnosing and treating ‘anxiety’. Cellular and molecular processes offer more proof of the benefits of exercise.[...]

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Weekly Selection

26 April 2024|

Radical change required for Europe in a world (economy) where the key players no longer play by the old rules. Why geopolitics is now fundamental to global businesses. Al Gore puts his faith in human nature. Venice’s 5€ response to over-tourism - will others follow suit? How science fiction provides the vision for our real future.[...]

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Weekly Selection

19 April 2024|

The scope and scale of the climate crisis’ impact on the world economy. How miscalculation risks escalation in the Middle East. Russia’s secret foreign 'policy’ plan to undermine US global dominance and re-align the balance of power. Do longer lives inevitably include difficult last years? What’s behind senior execs' new obsession with weights? [...]

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Weekly Selection

12 April 2024|

Unlike in the past, technological innovation, our era’s engine of progress, risks provoking cultural and political regress. Will Europe’s economy surprise its naysayers in 2024? How the big tech giants are breaking the rules in their desperate quest for (our) digital data. What is causing cancer in today’s young? Could co-operation rather than competition be the secret to survival?[...]

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Weekly Selection

5 April 2024|

The race is on between green technology and political backlash. Protopias outlining a hopeful future. How to build cyber resistance. How to reap the benefits of exercise for our brains. One author's view from the deck of the biggest cruise ship ever to sail.[...]

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Weekly Selection

29 March 2024|

Why a global trade backlash is brewing against China. The increasing clout of the ‘middle powers’. A Nobel economics laureate rethinks economics. Why our digital tools sometimes create more problems than they solve. Figuring out why we age.[...]

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Weekly Selection

22 March 2024|

Geo-economic fragmentation does impact firms’ financial results. Connected and cheap weapons could pose an existential threat to the sophisticated US defence system. How to give away a fortune. Frictionless payments make it too easy to spend too much. MAGA conspiracists - crazy but dangerous and potentially decisive.[...]

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