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Trump's inauguration ushers in 2017, the year of the strongman

The Conversation Global | Posted 01.20.2017 | Politics
The Conversation Global

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Oliver Stuenkel, Fundação Getúlio Vargas Donald Trump's inauguration on January 20 exemplifies a phenomenon that is likely...

In Trump's America, Fear Wins

Jonah Ayodele Obajeun | Posted 11.09.2016 | Politics
Jonah Ayodele Obajeun

We are in interesting times, scary times, at least for Westerners! We need to hit it hard! There is a new world order in the West. A new world order ...

15 ways you know you're in the Anthropocene

Owen Gaffney | Posted 04.24.2017 | Science
Owen Gaffney

1. We've created enough concrete to make a full-scale replica of Earth 2mm thick. 2. We've manufactured enough plastic to wrap Earth in a layer of...

How To Resist Isolationism

Joel Richard Paul | Posted 07.06.2016 | Politics
Joel Richard Paul

Donald Trump misses the mark. We don't need a tougher negotiator to protect America's economic interest. We need tougher enforcement measures for existing trade agreements.

First Humanitarian Summit Must Address Causes of Recurring Crises

Johan Rockström | Posted 05.24.2016 | Politics
Johan Rockström

The World Humanitarian Summit is the opportunity of a lifetime to go beyond Red Queen solutions. To succeed, it must lead to urgent action moving from disaster management to resilience building of interconnected human and ecological systems, from local to planetary scale.

A New Party for the Global Era

Indra Adnan | Posted 02.07.2015 | Politics
Indra Adnan

How can those of us who feel like global citizens already -- which is not everyone, granted -- begin to act like global citizens?

The Diversity Deficit

Sylvana Storey | Posted 01.26.2015 | Business
Sylvana Storey

Diversity is a concept that persists in the daily lexicon of the press and in the narrative of organizations. A concept akin to a green ant -- gently nipping away at the top layers of the skin and trying its very best to get to the core!

'Please Don't Ask Where I'm From'

Egyptian Streets | Posted 09.06.2014 | Travel
Egyptian Streets

"Where are you from?" is a question I can never quite answer without using the phrase "Then I moved to..." five times. A single place that I can call 'home' has never existed -- the world, and its countless cultures, is where I find solace.

The G20 Nations: Tracking the Globalization of Science and Innovation

Christopher King | Posted 06.14.2014 | Science
Christopher King

With the global landscape shifting and new national and regional powerhouses emerging, countries long established as eminent in science have begun to cede their shares of worldwide research output as well as their dominance in producing the most influential results.

Our Schools Don't Add Up

Todd Buchholz | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics
Todd Buchholz

Churchill famously said to Franklin Roosevelt, "Give us the tools, and we will finish the job." We can't expect our children to finish the job unless we give them better tools.

Top 10 Live/Work Houses

Adel Zakout | Posted 12.22.2012 | HuffPost Home
Adel Zakout

The live/work trend is steadily on the rise and I am personally very intrigued about how this will influence and change our homes. But I also find it fascinating how it relates to the bigger picture of society, what it means, where it comes from and where it's taking us.

Who Moved My Job?

Mark Hillary | Posted 11.20.2012 | Business
Mark Hillary

One of the enormous changes in the past four years has been the growth in the use of social media. From 100m Facebook users in 2008 to almost a billion now, there has never been a better time for to tell my audience that I'm about to update an old book.

Localization: The Film!

Catherine Ingram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Catherine Ingram

The Economics of Happiness, as one would surmise from its title, is not a picture of gloom. The film convincingly depicts the multiple benefits of localization.

Congressman Boehner, Are You Listening?

Dave Colavito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Colavito

The "money buys elected official, elected official determines public policy, public policy privatizes profits while socializing risk" reality has received more than just legal fortification; it's been given license and become a requirement.

Shrinking Dollar Sets Off Alarms Overseas, But Helps US

Washington Post | Anthony Faiola | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The dramatic decline of the U.S. dollar is aiding the American economic recovery but setting off alarm bells overseas, with corporate executives, poli...

About Things Swinish

Pinaki Bhattacharya | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Pinaki Bhattacharya

The mass paranoia the news television channels were able to create in urban India was symptomatic of the modern wired 21st century age.

Interview with Arundhati Roy: 'We Need a Feral Howl'

Christina Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Christina Patterson

Roy is one of the only writers to have hit international stardom with fiction that won plaudits for its winsome playfulness and to have eschewed it, for more than a decade, for deadly serious polemic.