THE ECONOMIST-Open Future

What is Open Future?

What is Open Future?

economia 20/11/2018 8
Open Future is...   A global conversation to encourage debate on the vital issues and challenges of today.   Open Future aims to remake the case f...
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Is technology re-engineering humanity?

Is technology re-engineering humanity?

economia 01/11/2018 0
  An interview with Brett Frischmann, co-author of “Re-Engineering Humanity”     “We become what we behold. We shape our tools and then our tool...
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The catastrophe if another global financial crisis strikes

The catastrophe if another global financial crisis strikes

economia 05/10/2018 1
  Multilateral co-operation is on the wane today but is essential, says Arancha González of the International Trade Centre     IT IS 2020. The w...
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Can white people experience racism?

Can white people experience racism?

economia 27/09/2018 0
    Accusations of “reverse racism” haunt an American professor     START with this truth of American society: disparaging remarks about white ...
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The case for and against assisted dying

The case for and against assisted dying

economia 18/09/2018 0
    Why, as part of our Open Future initiative, The Economist has asked proponents and opponents of assisted dying to write for us     LITTLE d...
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Can inequality only be fixed by war, revolution or plague?

Can inequality only be fixed by war, revolution or plague?

economia 14/09/2018 0
        A book excerpt and interview with Walter Scheidel, author of “The Great Leveler”                                                        ...
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Why the world should adopt a basic income

Why the world should adopt a basic income

economia 11/09/2018 0
    UBI improves lives, enhances freedom and is a matter of social justice, writes Guy Standing   A BASIC income (BI) is defined as a modest, re...
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Dystopian democracy—and how the brave fight back

Dystopian democracy—and how the brave fight back

economia 06/09/2018 0
  A book excerpt and interview with Yascha Mounk, author of “The People vs Democracy”     “THE fact that my family has been in the wrong place a...
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What educated people from poor countries make of the “brain drain” argument

What educated people from poor countries make of the “brain drain” argument

economia 30/08/2018 5
    Halting emigration is no way to fix dysfunctional countries     HIGHLY skilled immigrants from poorer parts of the world tend to be welcome...
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Why competition matters

Why competition matters

economia 27/08/2018 6
    An interview with Barry Lynn of the Open Markets Institute     Part of The Economist’s Open Future initiative looks at what has gone wrong ...
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Toward defining privacy expectations in an age of oversharing

Toward defining privacy expectations in an age of oversharing

economia 23/08/2018 0
  Our digital data deserves protection, writes Margot Kaminski, a law professor     What assurances of privacy do we have in this digital age? U...
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How free expression is suppressed in Saudi Arabia

How free expression is suppressed in Saudi Arabia

economia 01/08/2018 0
  A self-exiled journalist reflects on his country’s direction     A year ago Jamal Khashoggi (pictured), a prominent journalist and past newspa...
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The dark side of peace on the Korean peninsula

The dark side of peace on the Korean peninsula

economia 31/07/2018 1
  Rapprochement has not helped those fleeing North Korea     TALKING about the Korean peninsula at the moment inevitably means talking about the...
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How work kills us

How work kills us

economia 26/07/2018 0
      A book excerpt and interview with Jeffrey Pfeffer of Stanford University, author of “Dying for a Paycheck”     RONALD REAGAN once quippe...
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Europe’s civil war of sovereignty is tearing its soul apart

Europe’s civil war of sovereignty is tearing its soul apart

economia 24/07/2018 0
  Goodbye illiberal democracy, hello authoritarian kleptocracy     EUROPE has slipped into a form of “civil war,” fears Emmanuel Macron, France'...
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Bullshit jobs and the yoke of managerial feudalism

Bullshit jobs and the yoke of managerial feudalism

economia 23/07/2018 0
  Populism, pointless work and panicked youth: an interview with David Graeber of LSE   Not since Dilbert has truth been spoken to power in soull...
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