Facebook is hiring a director of human rights policy to work on conflict prevention and peace-building
October 1, 2018

Facebook is advertising for a human rights policy director to join its business, located either at its Menlo Park HQ or in Washington DC — with “conflict prevention” and “peace-building” among the listed responsibilities.

In the job ad, Facebook writes Continue reading

Harley Hitting the Road Is Just the Start
June 26, 2018

As one Trump administration trade policy backfires, another looks set to.

On Monday, Harley-Davidson Inc. said it would shift some production out of the U.S. in order to mitigate the impact of European Union tariffs targeting its motorcycles. Those penalties — which Continue reading

The 100 million city: is 21st century urbanisation out of control?
April 6, 2018

Projections suggest cities will swell at an astonishing pace but whether that means our salvation or an eco-disaster is by no means certain

The 1960 street map of Lagos, Nigeria, shows a small western-style coastal city surrounded by a Continue reading

India Needs Dramatic Growth, and Modis Not Helping
March 5, 2018

It was a sight to warm the heart of an Indian nationalist: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at the Republic Day celebration on Jan. 26, welcoming one by one his 10 chief guests, the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Continue reading