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Robert Zoellick: George H.W. Bush's Presidency Changed Global Relations
Europeans who wonder about the benefits of ties with the US should recall the tenure of president George HW Bush. He entered the White House at a transformative moment for transatlantic and global relations. In four years, he left a greater legacy than most presidents achieve over two terms. Learn more
Carly Fiorina: Quotas Are A Terrible Way To Promote Board Diversity. Companies Should Do It This Way.
Viewed through the prism of our own experience as corporate directors, we think it’s high time for boards to become more diverse. Not because a law requires it, but because a variety of backgrounds, experiences and skill sets leads to stronger, more rigorous, and significantly more effective corporate governance. And more effective governance means better performance for all... Learn more
The Honorable Henry M. Paulson, Jr: Ten Years After The 2008 Financial Crisis, Is The U.S. Prepared?
It’s been a decade since the last major economic slowdown. About 8.7 million Americans lost their jobs, and some of the world’s biggest banks collapsed. Alex Wagner spoke to former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke and former Treasury Secretaries Henry Paulson and Timothy Geithner, some of the key players in the 2008 financial crisis.. Learn more
Niall Ferguson: When It Comes To Politics: Nothing Works
As 2018 draws to a less than happy close, it’s tempting simply to conclude that nothing works. Populism doesn’t work. Centrism doesn’t either. What turned our earth into Disnaeworld? My answer to the world’s democratic leaders is that you really cannot win — for seven reasons... Learn more
The Honorable Sheila Bair: Romper Room To White Linen: Saying Goodbye To Crypto’s Infant Anarchy
As crypto trading has survived and matured, we now we see institutional investor interest picking up (bitcoin prices notwithstanding). Regardless of which cryptocurrencies ultimately succeed, the smart money has come to accept crypto as a new, legitimate asset class and is seeking well-regulated venues to invest. Learn more
Ayaan Hirsi Ali: We Need A Better Definition Of ‘Refugee’
The global asylum and refugee system is no longer fit for purpose. As a beneficiary of that system, I do not make such a statement lightly. The reality is that it is outdated and can no longer cope with the challenges posed by mass violence and global migration today. Learn more
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