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By Project Syndicate - Oct 15,2017
By Robert Rowthorn and David Ruzicka When Central and Eastern European leaders try to explain why they do not want to accept refugees, they tend to contradict one another.Some insist that refugees take jobs from natives, which implies that refugees are hard workers; others c
By Project Syndicate - Oct 10,2017
By Jiang Kejun and Jonathan Woetzel At the start of 2017, China announced that it would invest $360 billion in renewable energy by 2020 and scrap plans to build 85 coal-fired power plants. In March, Chinese authorities reported that the country was already exceeding off
By Project Syndicate - Oct 09,2017
By Kishore Mahbubani and Klaus SchwabNot long ago, over dinner in Singapore, we attempted to define what qualities make a great leader. For Klaus, the five key elements were heart, brain, muscle, nerve and soul.
By Project Syndicate - Oct 05,2017
By Raj Persaud and Adrian FurnhamLast weekend, Stephen Paddock opened fire on a country music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada, from an overlooking hotel, killing at least 59 people and injuring more than 500 others.Paddock, a 64-year-old former accountant with no criminal record, w
By Project Syndicate - Sep 18,2017
By Philippe Aghion and Benedicte BernerThe French government has just announced the guidelines for a new labour code, its first major reform to boost France’s economy by giving more flexibility to companies to adapt to the marketplace.The second major reform sought by President E
By Project Syndicate - Sep 14,2017
By Wendy Kopp and Dzingai MutumbukaThis month, heads of state and senior officials from all 193 United Nations member states are gathering in New York City to try to make progress on some of the world’s thorniest development challenges — including ensuring quality education for a
By Project Syndicate - Sep 13,2017
By Hans Joachim Schellnhuber and Bambang SusantonoIt is monsoon season in Asia — marking an end to months of scorching temperatures.
By Project Syndicate - Sep 05,2017
By Seife Ayele, Samir Khan and Jim SumbergWith two thirds of Africa’s population under 25 years of age, the continent’s youth may be its biggest competitive advantage.After all, countries’ long-term economic prospects are typically linked to the availability of a young, mobile la
By Project Syndicate - Aug 31,2017
In recent years, the world has become increasingly preoccupied with the catastrophic potential of global warming and other human-induced environmental changes, and rightly so.But one of the most serious risks has been all but ignored: the threat to human health.To be sure, concer
By Project Syndicate - Aug 28,2017
Food shortages are a distant memory for many people in Asia.

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