The World This Week: Paradise Papers Reveal to be Rich is Glorious

November 12, 2017

Wealthy individuals, fund managers and corporations continue to avoid taxes by using offshore havens at a time of increasing inequality and declining public goods. This week, Russian President Vladimir Putin did not commemorate the hundredth anniversary of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution. November...

What If a Poor Person Ran the US Economy?

June 27, 2017

Psychological studies tell us that someone from a disadvantaged background might in fact be much better at running a country's economy. One of the mysteries of the Trump presidency boils down to this question: Will he prove to be an economic populist and advance the economic well-being of the...

Helping Girls Escape the Sex Industry

February 17, 2017

Civil society steps in to pick up where governments fail to support women and children exploited in the sex industry. Every day, young girls are forced into commercial sexual enterprises all over the world, leaving them physically and emotionally anguished. In the red light district of Kolkata,...