Comment & Opinion - Columnists Archives

22 April 2024
In the fifth of this series of podcasts with UN and other aid leaders making change happen on the frontline, I talked to Panos Moumtzis, who now leads the GELI programme, about…
19 April 2024
Simon Usherwood argues that the new the pact is a product of centrist politicians not wanting to be outflanked on the question of migration. The European Parliament has…
18 April 2024
Earth Day takes place every year on 22 April and is one of the biggest environmental protest movements on the planet. The theme of Earth Day this year is 'Planet vs. Plastics' -…
17 April 2024
The “brain drain” narrative misses the opportunities that a highly educated and dynamic diaspora can bring to Africa, writes Ephias Ruhode. African countries have collectively…
15 April 2024
In the fourth of this series of podcasts with UN and other aid leaders making change happen on the frontline, I talked to UNICEF’s Pia Britto about how she and a group of…
11 April 2024
Ilias Alami and Jack Taggart argue that major institutions of global economic governance have recently adapted their policies in response to the rise of the ‘new state capitalism…
10 April 2024
Moshe Alamaro unpicks the history of the contemporary global Military-Industrial Complex and proposes action to tackle it. The CEO of Raytheon, the largest defense contractor,…
07 April 2024
Janneke Niessen explores how investing in female founders and female-led startups is a natural by-product of funding the best founders. Just a month ago, society was celebrating…
04 April 2024
Daniel Clausen argues for “challenge-based” and “solution-generating” research. What should we research? How should we spend our time (and institutional money)…
04 April 2024
Risk and Resilience in the Era of Climate Change by Vinod Thomas. Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan 2023. 232 pp., £24.99 hardcover 978-981-19-8620-8, £24.99 paperback 978-981-19-8623…