Why Elon Musk Is Like Alfred Escher

October 08, 2017

Tesla is worth more than other major US automakers despite having a fraction of their sales. A Silicon Valley venture capitalist explains why he believes Tesla is still undervalued. Electric-car maker Tesla is worth more than Ford, GM or Fiat Chrysler, despite booking only a fraction of Big...

The Political Consequences of Brexit

June 21, 2017

It would be naive to think that the divorce between the UK and the EU will not leave scars. If one reviews European history over the period since the Reformation 500 ago, the role that England has sought to play in Europe has been that of holding the balance between contending powers. It used...

Millennials Shape Discussion on Gun Violence

December 09, 2016

Millennials want to see an intersectional understanding of gun violence in America. Each generation carries its own revolution. For years, gun violence has dramatically impacted communities around the United States, and a movement for gun violence prevention has emerged to respond. Now, as we...

The United States of Trump

November 09, 2016

Americans are angry but were directed to vent their fury at Mexicans, immigrants and Muslims. The American voting public has just elected Donald Trump as the next president of the United States. Here is why it is a disaster. Trump is a serial business failure. He would be worth twice as much...

When States Dream, is Syria Their Nightmare?

September 21, 2016

The nightmare of Syria can be seen as a gloomy metaphor for what is happening within the borders of other countries. The war in Syria is a nightmare. It’s a nightmare for all the civilians who suffer from constant aerial bombardment, who are trapped without food and medical assistance inside...