At Davos, cheerleaders for globalization puzzle over how to save it from itself

Davos, Switzerland It goes without saying that if you ask a room full of delegates at the World Economic Forum in Davos if they think…

Dear America, here’s how other countries stop mass shootings

Yesterday, Donald Trump met with a group of students, teachers, and parents to discuss last week’s school shooting massacre in Parkland, Florida and...

Gun ownership is more concentrated in the US than in any other nation

America’s population leads the rest of the world in concentrated gun ownership, a critical metric other nations suppress in an attempt to curb mass...

Stop obsessing about GDP growth—GDP per capita is far more important

The World Bank puts countries ahead of people. It’s a harsh thing to say about an institution that does a lot of good work, but…

The radical possibilities of harnessing teenage angst to create a better world

To many, teenagers are mercurial creatures. They can be moody and defiant, and seem to spend disproportionate amounts of time worrying about what...

This playlist of two-minute songs will keep your showers short

In Cape Town, South Africa, which may soon become the world’s first city to see its taps run dry, city officials have asked residents and…