The GOP candidate and Greek leader have undermined global debates about economics and immigration.
From ISIS to Dylann Roof, internal struggles are the dominant theme in conflict today.
The most worrying form of government spying isn’t the kind Edward Snowden exposed.
Sepp Blatter and other leaders fail to recognize that retaining authority nowadays requires revolutionary thinking.
Political dysfunction is doing serious damage to U.S. economic power.
Despite failing to foresee the largest financial crisis since the Great Depression, leaders in the field still fail to look for wisdom beyond its bounds.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde on the global economy's "new mediocre"—and why women are better leaders than men.
As Latin American leaders gather in Panama, Venezuela is blaming all its problems on the United States.
From Russia to your local gas station, the consequences of low fuel prices are clear. But the consequences of those consequences are less apparent.
How governments are reinventing censorship in the 21st century
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Will corruption and criminality once again wipe out the country’s successes?
The message delivered in the U.S. midterm elections has echoes abroad.
Agricultural production is at record levels—and that could make the planet less stable.
5 overlooked stories that could reshape world affairs
If history is any guide, humility is the best policy.
Today's conflicts are fought by soldiers masquerading as civilians.
In focusing on capital earnings, the economist overlooked a critical factor: corruption.
Economic disparities aren't new. But from Piketty to the pope, talking about them is.