Another world is possible: The transformative power of political imagination

In his recent book “Another World Is Possible”, Geoff Mulgan – professor of collective intelligence, public policy, and social innovation at University College London – identifies a crisis that does not usually feature prominently in…
Mark Leonard's World in 30 Minutes

Money Talks: Fragile Economies

From Sri Lanka to Pakistan, El Salvador to Ghana, Egypt to Tunisia, some emerging economies are feeling the pain of rising commodity prices, higher interest rates and a strong dollar. Is a wave of historic…
The Economist

Beijing fears social unrest from property crisis

The Bank of England is set to consider its biggest rate rise in more than 25 years, the EU and UK are easing up on Russian oil restrictions to keep gas prices from spiking, and…
FT News Briefing

Japan’s post-Abe future, Europe’s currency problem

The assassination of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is an end of an economic era. In this Viewsroom podcast, Breakingviews columnists debate how his party’s success could bring about big spending. Also, the euro’s decline…
Reuters

What lies ahead for Britain after Boris Johnson?

Anne McElvoy talks to The Economist’s Andrew Palmer and Soumaya Keynes about the British prime minister’s legacy and the problems that await his successor, and Charles Powell, Margaret Thatcher’s closest adviser, compares the fall of…
The Economist

The NATO Summit and the future of European Defence

Mark Leonard is joined by Nick Witney, Jana Puglierin, and Tara Varma, to evaluate the outcomes of the NATO Summit in Madrid, especially regarding European defence. NATO members emerged from their summit in Madrid this…
ECFR ON AIR

Peace versus Justice: The coming European split over the war in Ukraine

New ECFR research captures European public opinion on Russia's war against Ukraine. It reveals that Europe's remarkable unity in the early days of the war is under threat from an emerging split – between those…
Mark Leonard's World in 30 Minutes

The new Davos man: Ukraine, energy and global powers

Three months into Russia’s war on Ukraine, social, economic, and political leaders from across the globe retreated to Davos in the Swiss alps to discuss how to set about creating a brighter future for the…
Mark Leonard's World in 30 Minutes

The Economist Asks: Is the United Nations fit for purpose?

The war in Ukraine has put the organisation’s founding principles and its authority on the line. Anne McElvoy asks Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the United States ambassador to the UN, how the Security Council can function in…
The Economist

Ukraine: war, refugees and an energy system under attack

How is Ukraine managing to keep electricity and heating supplies during the war? Government and industry chiefs address a World Economic Forum online event to explain the challenges and ask for help. As well as…
The World Economic Forum

How rising oil prices will change the world as we know It

As the war in Ukraine entered its third week, the price of a barrel of oil peaked at $130, its highest since 2008. The pain is already spreading around the world—to people who rely on…
Ones and Tooze
Agrifood Brief

Food security & the Ukraine war

With the looming threat of the Ukraine war on the world's food supply, the key theme of the week has been food security. Here, EURACTIV's agrifood team brings you up to speed on why stakeholders…
Agrifood Brief