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    ROBERT CAPLIN/NYT/Redux/laif
    IN THE MEDIA: Paul Volcker and the End of Inflation as Our Parents Knew It

    Paul Volcker passed away on Sunday. How did he, as one of the most influential economists of the last decades, shape the economic history of the USA and the world?

  • The Davos Manifesto 2020
    Photo by Evangeline Shaw on Unsplash
    The Davos Manifesto 2020

    Ushering in a New Era of Stakeholder Capitalism

  • Photo by Kirill Sharkovski on Unsplash
    Photo by Kirill Sharkovski on Unsplash
    IN THE MEDIA: China Cables

    The “China Cables”, a series of so far secret government documents on the political guidelines for the mass detention of Muslim minorities in northwestern China, has been made accessible to the public. Photo: Kirill Sharkovski…

  • Kai Strittmatter, Foto Anton Turovinin (Piper Verlag)
    Kai Strittmatter by Anton Turovinin (Piper Verlag)
    “We Can No Longer Afford the Naivety When It Comes to China Under Xi Jinping”

    The "Middle Kingdom" is back. But not the way one had imagined in the West: While the Chinese economy is growing, the freedoms of the population are dwindling, says China expert Kai Strittmatter.

  • IN THE MEDIA: The Globalization of Protest

    From violent clashes to ongoing civil unrest, the world seems to have entered a new era of anti-government protest movements. Yet what do most of these have in common? Anti-immigration sentiments are fueling popular anger…

  • IN THE MEDIA: Singles Day…?

    When the sales revenue of Alibaba at 13 billion dollars per hour reaches a new all-time high, it’s “Singles Day.” But wait: Singles Day…? “Singles Day” is the world’s biggest shopping event, even more significant…

  • IN THE MEDIA: Whistleblowing

    For many people, the word “whistleblowing” – a term much bandied about in the United States of late – conjures up feelings of betrayal. But blowing whistles plays a central role in subjugating institutional misconduct.…

  • Slowing Down and Connecting with Others Is Good for You
    Slowing Down and Connecting with Others Is Good for You

    Talk about a paradox: Many busy managers and professionals are around people all day, yet they’re also plagued by loneliness. Michael Lee Stallard is co-author of Connection Culture, and he says this very malaise afflicted…

  • Worry not
    Worry not

    When you really think about it, worrying is the most useless emotion we experience. We love to wring our hands, obsess over an event or situation or catastrophize about the future. But what does worrying…