Cars, crude and diamonds. A map of imports, country by country.

The history of breaking the American dream — and how to renew it.

Don’t pay teachers for performance. What does and doesn’t work in schools.

Preparing for rising seas. Big data is making Danish cities resilient.

How fake news exploded. A new study shows the impact and solutions.

Information overload and small data. 5 issues about to shape the future.

AI is an arms race. What happens if the hackers win?

Liberal nation states are vulnerable. Here’s what might come next.

A blockchain city and 3D-printed buildings. A country embraces the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Will credit scores become trust scores? Digitizing reputations and identity.

Rescuing economics from neoliberalism. Rescuing globalization from hyper-globalization.

Does hijacked social media threaten democracy? What tech companies can do.

A single like on Facebook? It’s enough for an entire ad campaign.

The inner life of dark matter. Physical laws could be alien intelligence.

From Twitter to Zhihu. How evolutionary biology explains China’s Internet.

7 co-chairs, 7 global leaders. Coverage of the upcoming Annual Meeting in Davos. (Quartz) (Reuters) (USA Today) (Telegraph) (Hindustan Times) (Xinhua)

The new world order in 2030. Strategic insights from the Global Future Councils meeting in Dubai. (Bloomberg)

Visualizing interconnected global issues. A feature on the Forum’s Transformation Maps. (Wired)

Fighting the pellets destroying the oceans. Quotes head of Forum Circular Economy initiative. (Huffington Post)

How the Philippines fares in Southeast Asia. Cites Forum Global Human Capital Index. (Philippine Star)