The big new risk to the environment? Bitcoin.

Babies in wheelbarrows. Why fathers do most of the childcare in Finland.

Universal healthcare — imperative & achievable for low-income countries too.

Image: World Health Organization/The World Bank


New technology to fight an ancient problem: government corruption.

A solution to EU immigration woes: match migrants to economic needs.

When AIs go to war. What fighting Wikipedia bots say about our robot future.

Preferring suicide to return. A stateless people, a spiralling crisis in Myanmar.

The trend that tells you where China is heading? Declining noodle sales.

Are you paying attention? Economists are figuring out how to measure it and what it means.

Have we reached ‘total work’? And what does it mean for our lives?

The deadweight cost of Christmas giving. Economists say: the best present is cash.

Who builds states? Not farmers. Bandits.

The first female ambassador to Saudi Arabia. Cites Global Gender Gap Report. (Washington Post)

Resiliency from waste. Cape Town programme is a finalist for Forum Circulars awards. (ESI Africa)

How companies can win with China’s economic statecraft. A Forum Global Leadership Fellow weighs in. (Financial Times)

Future-proof jobs. Draws data from Future of Jobs report. (The Hindu)

Internet for all. Cites Forum work to close digital divide in Africa. (Devex)