Philosopher Ken Wilber says that to solve the world’s problems, we need to take a more integral approach by changing the way we communicate our message across cultures. Jurriaan Kamp | April 2009 issue Ken Wilber’s mission is simple: to make sense of our times—to explain what we … [Read more...] about Ken Wilber's take on saving the world through cross-cultural communication
India is emerging as one of the powers of the 21st century. Yet Indian novelist Pankaj Mishra says it will progress on its own terms, reinventing the whole notion of modernity in the process. Pankaj Mishra | May 2006 issue In India late last year, a senior police officer appeared … [Read more...] about A new style of superpower
Ode dines with Carlo Petrini, founder of the Slow Food movement, who believes pleasure can save the world. Marco Visscher| September 2007 issue This is no ordinary chicken on the table. Two days earlier it was stuffed with fresh herbs and then cooked in a wood-fired oven for a … [Read more...] about Signor Slow
A conscious approach to investing can affect the way the world goes around. Amy Domini| July/Aug 2007 issue Socially responsible investing has grown a lot in recent years, both in scale and in influence. But many people still find it incomprehensible that we should think about … [Read more...] about Money makes the world go around
Why rich countries should open their borders to less-skilled migrants. Philippe Legrain | April 2007 issue We take it for granted that restrictions on the movement of people should exist. In particular, we assume that it is normal and desirable that people in poor countries … [Read more...] about Let them in!