The UN at 75: Redundant or still relevant?

The UN at 75: Redundant or still relevant?

By Stephen Hoadley “It is clear to me that the world in the 21st century will be better off with the United Nations as its premier international institution than without it.” The United Nations Charter was signed in San Francisco on 26 June 1945 and came...
Why uncertainty requires a new politics

Why uncertainty requires a new politics

By Ian Scoones & Andrew Stirling Governments haven’t found the magic formula for predicting the way people and diseases will interact with each other. Are you getting used to uncertainty? The feeling that things are uncertain – in financial markets, cities, the...
Will COVID-19 transform world politics?

Will COVID-19 transform world politics?

By Steve Hoadley Will the current COVID-19 outbreak stimulate further international cooperation as did the infections of the 20th Century, or will it undermine cooperation, weaken regimes and alter geopolitics as did the epidemics of the prior two millennia? We humans...
Is Trumpism the end of globalism? 🔊

Is Trumpism the end of globalism? 🔊

The new mood of anti-globalism around the world often focuses on the fear of immigrants and the effects of global trade. From Brexit to the rise of the right in Europe and the triumph of Trump in the United States, citizens of the very regions of the world that have...