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Key development challenges facing the Arab world

Key development challenges facing the Arab world

Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals and the 2030 Agenda

Is immigrant-bashing a vote winner for the left?

Is immigrant-bashing a vote winner for the left?

Is a hardline position on immigration the key to electoral success for Europe’s beleaguered centre left? Denmark’s Social Democrats certainly think so.

Funds squeeze major challenge to contain Ebola

Funds squeeze major challenge to contain Ebola

Inadequate funds are posing grave challenges towards containing Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in East Central Africa, which has already claimed more than 1,300 lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo alone.

Stage set for G20 summit in Osaka

Stage set for G20 summit in Osaka

On June 28, I will host the 2019 G20 summit in Osaka. Our agenda will focus on three key issues, each of which is particularly important for Asia.

Stay of execution after court’s judgment

Stay of execution after court’s judgment

Question: I have filed a complaint against one of my colleagues and the police transferred the case to the public prosecution and then to the court. I have attended some hearings of the case when the police requested to give a statement.

Expansions don’t die of old age

Expansions don’t die of old age

The US economy has entered its 11th year of uninterrupted expansion, breaking the previous record for the longest period of growth in American history without a recession. But far from celebrating, many economists conclude from this unprecedented performance that a recession is now overdue

America’s bipartisan climate-policy failure

America’s bipartisan climate-policy failure

US President Donald Trump’s anti-climate agenda is in full swing. His administration has already taken action 117 times to repeal or weaken climate regulations, and much more deregulation is in the works.

Facebook’s Libra must be stopped

Facebook’s Libra must be stopped

Facebook has just unveiled its latest bid for world domination: Libra, a cryptocurrency designed to function as private money anywhere on the planet. In preparing the venture, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been in negotiations with central banks, regulators, and 27 partner companies

In praise of ingenuity: America’s record economic expansion

In praise of ingenuity: America’s record economic expansion

Ten years ago this month, the US unemployment rate was a disastrous 9.5%. General Motors, requiring a government bailout, filed for bankruptcy protection. Would the American auto industry even survive?

How should cities deal with electric scooters?

How should cities deal with electric scooters?

Just four days after dockless electric scooters hit the streets of Omaha, Nebraska, last month, police started to threaten users with tickets for riding on the sidewalk.

Trump roars back onto the campaign trail

Trump roars back onto the campaign trail

US President Donald Trump delivered a full-throated campaign kickoff rally in Orlando Tuesday night.

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