James Manyika, Susan Lund, Jacques Bughin, Jonathan Woetzel, Kalin Stamenov, and Dhruv Dhingra, McKinsey & Co.
Conventional wisdom says that globalization has stalled. But although the global goods trade has flattened and cross-border capital flows have declined sharply since 2008, globalization is not heading into reverse. Rather, it is entering a new phase defined by soaring flows of data and information.
January 20, 2016
There is a lot of plastic in the world’s oceans.
December 1, 2015
Rewriting your DNA is getting closer to reality: A revolutionary technology is opening new frontiers for genetic engineering--a promise of cures for intractable diseases along with anxiety about designer babies.
Inés San Martín
November 19, 2015
As major global powers debate how to take the fight to ISIS in the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks, Pope Francis on Thursday said that “the whole world is at war,” adding that Jesus weeps “because we have chosen the way of war, the way of hatred.”
John L. Allen Jr.
December 13, 2015
If there were a Nobel Prize for enduring misery, Nabil Soliman would be an awfully compelling candidate.
August 15, 2015
Remember Gattaca? The superb film describes the contrasting fates of two brothers, one of whom was genetically optimized at birth. A few years later, in another movie, The Island, a community of prisoners discovers one day they are nothing but clones of super-privileged people and that their sole purpose is to provide fresh organs as a guarantee of immortality.