Tag archive for ‘Copyright Project Syndicate’
Joschka Fischer
Joschka Fischer On Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Former German Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor Joschka Fischer: A Greek Burial for German Austerity

Not long ago, German politicians and journalists confidently declared that the euro crisis was over; Germany and the European Union, they believed, had weathered the storm. Today, we know that this was More...

Lucy P. Marcus On Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Lucy P. Marcus: Preparing for the Unknown Unknowns

   We live in perilous times. Just as we seem to get our bearings, something happens to make us feel as if our legs have been knocked out from under us. Actions and events often are intertwined, and More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Former Prime Minister of Denmark Anders Fogh Rasmussen: Free Speech for All

The attack on the French magazine Charlie Hebdo was an assault on democracy, on freedom, and on the ideals that underpin all free societies. As we face the forces of extremism and terror, we must have More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Prime Minister of France, Manuel Valls: How France Will Reform

The world is changing rapidly – and it will not wait for anyone. The only way to thrive is to keep pace with this transformation. That is why France is pursuing reforms. Of course, reform means change. But More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Radical Goals for Sustainable Development

– Let us imagine for a moment that we could change the world according to our wishes. Dramatic economic inequality gives way to social and political inclusion. Universal human rights become a reality. We More...

Lucy P. Marcus On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Lucy Marcus : Socrates in Silicon Valley

– If Socrates’ gadfly was in Silicon Valley, it would have a lot of lazy horses to sting. The citizens of the techno-polis appear oblivious to how the outside world’s perception of them has changed, More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, December 6th, 2014

Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen: Social Choice and Social Welfare

– Human beings have always lived in groups, and their individual lives have invariably depended on group decisions. But the challenges of group choice can be daunting, particularly given the divergent More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, November 28th, 2014

Moshe Alamaro from Department of Planetary Sciences at MIT: Hard Wisdom for Scarce Water 

– In California, residential consumers are being fined for wasting water. The goal is to combat a severe drought by reducing residential consumption by 20%. The trouble is that residential water use accounts More...

Daniel Gros On Monday, November 24th, 2014

Director of the Center for European Policy Studies, Daniel Gros: Europe’s German Ball and Chain

– A storm-tossed ship near dangerous cliffs needs a strong anchor to avoid finishing on the rocks. In 2012, when a financial storm engulfed the eurozone, it was Germany that kept the European ship off More...

Lucy P. Marcus On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Lucy P. Marcus: Investing in Happy Endings

– Public and private investment in the real economy has been under attack since the 2008 financial crisis. In difficult economic times, it may seem logical to cut investments that yield results only More...

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