The postwar geopolitical system is breaking down, and what comes next could be highly volatile—especially for big corporations.
CEOs are growing nervous. Can they help save our system from its worst excesses?
Ideas of the Year 2013
Farming is in the midst of a startling renaissance—one that holds lessons for America’s economic future.
Outside Moscow, the Kremlin is laying plans to turn a forlorn patch of farmland into a new Silicon Valley, and Russia into a major technological power. Cisco, Nokia, and MIT are eager partners. Russia’s people, by and large, are less enthusiastic. A report on Russia’s peculiar version of capitalism today, as that country gathers itself for its next leap forward.
F. Scott Fitzgerald was right when he declared the rich different from you and me. But today’s super-rich are also different from yesterday’s: more hardworking and meritocratic, but less connected to the nations that granted them opportunity—and the countrymen they are leaving ever further behind.