- Nov21By Orit Bashkin, Reuters
The west’s understanding of West Asia has often been laden with misconceptions — this has especially been the case in the years following the Arab Spring.
Here are three assumptions
- Nov14By Barry Ritholtz, Bloomberg
You all know the urban legend of the conversation between F Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway.
Fitzgerald: “Let me tell you about the very rich
By Anatole Kaletsky, Reuters
Get ready for a “melt-up. ” Back in mid-October as stock markets around the world plunged faster than at any time since 2011 many investors and economists feared
- Oct31By Dhiraj Nayyar, Bloomberg
Indian prime minister Narendra Modi is a man more accustomed to giving than to following orders. But part of him was probably relieved earlier this week when India’s Supreme
By Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg
A lot of people knew Apple chief executive Tim Cook was gay. Since 2011 he has topped Out magazine’s Power List and he has made no effort
- Oct29By Clive Crook, Bloomberg
The argument over the risk Ebola poses to the US is getting cast as a disagreement between smart people who trust science and dumb people who panic for no reason.
Prime minister Narendra Modi’s ‘make in India’ call has set an important strategic direction for the country’s businessmen, policymakers, and regulatory agencies. It has helped generate a healthy debate
- Oct24By Anatole Kaletsky, Reuters
Europe is at a make or break moment. Two very different events on Sunday occurring at opposite ends of Europe will largely determine the entire continent’s direction
By Mohamed A El-Erian, Bloomberg
The more I use Uber, the more I am convinced of the transformational power of recent technology innovations, especially when it is intelligently combined with behavioural science and economic principles.
- Oct20By Susan Visvanathan
Bruno Bettelheim in Surviving and Other Essays wrote that genocide brings us two categories: the survivor and the victim. When we think of war as an industry which