Claudia Goldin’s Nobel prize puts women’s labour-force participation and the gender pay gap at the centre of economics.
China’s development model has often been positioned as an alternative to the long-dominant ‘Washington consensus’.
The US Supreme Court’s decision to ban affirmative action in university admissions has struck at the heart of the ‘American dream’.
Whether Russia’s president ever ends up in handcuffs, the International Criminal Court’s indictment is a big step in the right direction.
Elon Musk claims he bought the platform to ‘help humanity’ by investing in a public good—the world’s digital town square. But the people, not the pavement, make the town square.
His cardinal sin is to have forgotten the core tenet of the rule of law: those who make the rules are bound by them.