• “Lack of Competition Generates Hubris…”
    “Lack of Competition Generates Hubris…”

    …and unfortunately, this also applies to the economic system the world largely adopted and is now relying on: capitalism. The world’s leading inequality scholar, Branko Milanović talks about global income disparities, resurgent ideologies and the…

  • “Should Leaders Study History Before Making Major Decisions?”
    “Should Leaders Study History Before Making Major Decisions?”

    Remember the usual climax of cheesy 1970s horror movie trailers, and that sinister male voice saying “But then…something went terribly wrong!”? If you want to avoid hearing this voice over and over for all your…

  • On the (Economic) Effects of Immigration
    Photo by Andrew Schultz on Unsplash
    On the (Economic) Effects of Immigration

    The US government suspended many employment visas through the end of 2020. Does that make economic sense?

  • “How Can I Be an Ally to a Marginalized Co-Worker?”
    “How Can I Be an Ally to a Marginalized Co-Worker?”

    Contribute to a more inclusive workplace – one small but powerful gesture at a time.

  • “What Can I Do to Counter My Biases and Prejudices?”
    “What Can I Do to Counter My Biases and Prejudices?”

    Everyone has them. Many suffer from them. Because most of us do too little to overcome them. Here is how it works.

  • “When You Talk to People About Fairness, the Conversation Immediately Becomes Political”
    Michael Kearns and Aaron Roth
    “When You Talk to People About Fairness, the Conversation Immediately Becomes Political”

    Computer scientists Michael Kearns and Aaron Roth research how computer programs can affect our lives. Even when written without malice, algorithms have the potential to treat people unfairly or violate their privacy. How do you…

  • Our Most Popular Books
    Our Most Popular Books

    Time to highlight some of the most successful titles from our library!

  • FOCUS: Climate Change
    Female lion walking in Savannah field in Nairobi national park, Kenya.
    FOCUS: Climate Change

    Perhaps this year, after all the attention garnered by climate strikes in 2019, will be the year of practicable proposals for climate solutions. The effects of lockdowns, such as hugely improved air quality in many…

  • “How Can I Learn to Distinguish Conspiracy Theories From Serious Knowledge?”
    “How Can I Learn to Distinguish Conspiracy Theories From Serious Knowledge?”

    How to deal with internet phenomena that spread even faster than viruses.

  • “Locked Up: How Do I Prepare My Family and Myself for a Coronavirus Quarantine?”
    “Locked Up: How Do I Prepare My Family and Myself for a Coronavirus Quarantine?”

    You can still make the best out of this period of isolation.