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Podcast: Shirin Neshat on Iran's political art

In the first instalment of our cultural podcast series we talk to political artist and film-maker Shirin Neshat about power and identity in Islamic society.

How many women are in the 1%?

In the debate about the highest level of earners, one aspect has been repeatedly overlooked: gender.

23 stories you might have missed this week

How young leaders are fighting climate change, what the Incas and Moses teach us about economics and 21 other insights from the past week.


Highlights from Africa 2014

Catch up on the highlights from this year’s World Economic Forum on Africa, which took place in Abuja, Nigeria.

Can digital solve youth unemployment?

Twenty-five percent of all young people are unemployed, and finding ways to teach them new skills and find jobs is a global imperative, says Judith Rodin.

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Mega-regional Trade Agreements: Game-Changers or Costly Distractions for the World Trading System?

The World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Trade & Foreign... more

Does Faith Matter? Leaders on the Role of Faith in Society

The Global Agenda Council on the Role of Faith developed an online survey for... more


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