How Tech Innovation Can Revive the US Economy

Jun 29, 2020

As groundbreaking as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is in its scope, sticker-price and level of bipartisan endorsement, the global pandemic it was rightly drafted to combat remains even more historic. Economists will be measuring the impact of the novel coronavirus...

Will COVID-19 Help Us End Food Waste?
Jun 17, 2020

Will COVID-19 Help Us End Food Waste?

Fintech: Embracing the Digital Age in the Time of Social Distancing

Fintech: Embracing the Digital Age in the Time of Social Distancing

Finding Work in the Middle of a Pandemic
Apr 28, 2020

Finding Work in the Middle of a Pandemic

How Coronavirus Is Impacting Small Businesses

How Coronavirus Is Impacting Small Businesses

Mar 25, 2020

The topic of nearly every conversation right now is centered around COVID-19, and rightfully so. The recently announced coronavirus pandemic is already changing life as we know it, and for many people, life will take an even stranger turn over the next few weeks, months and maybe even years....

What’s Next for Cryptocurrency?

What’s Next for Cryptocurrency?

Mar 18, 2020

We are now entering the second decade of the existence of cryptocurrency, and it seems that some of the initial predictions of early adopters may have come true. The most commonly cited prediction by the mainstream media was of Bitcoin’s failure, either because of its lack of intrinsic value or...

TikTok Is Taking the World by Storm

TikTok Is Taking the World by Storm

Mar 02, 2020

TikTok’s latest viral challenge has the world’s teens gluing up their top lips with eyelash adhesive to achieve a poutier look, while parents and health experts look on in dismay. Risking scarring and skin problems, depending on what adhesive is used, it is all worth it for young users eager...

Morocco Pays a High Price for Tourism Gentrification

Morocco Pays a High Price for Tourism Gentrification

Feb 18, 2020

In today’s world, where refugee crises are exacerbated by xenophobic border policies, where the global north refuses to engage in burden sharing, where people’s freedom of movement is ruthlessly repudiated, the ability to travel is a particularly salient privilege. As Dallen Timothy and Victor...

In India, Women Entrepreneurs Are Still Outliers

In India, Women Entrepreneurs Are Still Outliers

Feb 11, 2020

On the Index of Women Entrepreneurs, India ranks 52 out of 57 countries. In the Indian start-up scene, it’s rare to see a woman directing an enterprise. Bhavna Anand Sharma, founder of Cureveda, a dietary supplements company, is one of the few Indian women leading the charge in revolutionizing...

How to Keep Your Business in Sync With a Changing World

How to Keep Your Business in Sync With a Changing World

Feb 07, 2020

The modern organization is structurally and culturally very different from the prototypical hierarchies. The viewpoint of the business as an ecosystem is emerging, and something that top managers and the board of directors need to investigate and experiment with. The challenge of...

The Gig Economy Takeover: Will It Last?

The Gig Economy Takeover: Will It Last?

Feb 06, 2020

The gig economy has exploded over the last decade, and now it seems like you can’t throw a rock without hitting someone who makes a living through it. Companies like Uber and Lyft rely on gig workers as an integral part of their business model, and increasingly more businesses are starting to...

Why Is a US Company Helping Saudi Arabia Solve Its Housing Crisis?

Why Is a US Company Helping Saudi Arabia Solve Its Housing Crisis?

Jan 28, 2020

While Saudi Arabia powers forward on mega projects favored by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the push to build more than 1 million affordable homes for the kingdom has had its struggles. The housing minister, Majid al-Hogail, outlined some of the difficulties in an interview in...

Can Telling Stories Through Data Help Fight Misinformation in India?

Can Telling Stories Through Data Help Fight Misinformation in India?

Jan 23, 2020

Over the past five years, India has seen several changes around the creation and dissemination of data. The Indian government has come under fire for withholding data on crucial issues like unemployment, as well as changing statistical methodologies to ascertain key metrics, calling into question...

Jeff Bezos Plays the Cowboy With the Indians

Jeff Bezos Plays the Cowboy With the Indians

Jan 17, 2020

Forbes has followed Jeff Bezos on his pilgrimage to India this week. On January 15, the journal reported on Amazon’s declared ambition to help boost the Indian economy. The magazine reports: “Amazon founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos said on Wednesday from New Delhi that his e-commerce...

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