Around the world, trust in our institutions is collapsing. More than a trend, this is a profound shift changing politics, business and social norms. Trust once reserved for respected institutions and brands, we now bestow on complete strangers through digital platforms such as Airbnb and Uber. The shift isn’t just about the failure of institutions; technology is rewriting the rules of trust.
More than one million refugees arrived in Europe last year. Alexander Betts, an Oxford University professor and foremost expert on immigration and refugees, thinks that the West has some room for improvement in its reception, and perception, of those million people.
Julia Freeland Fisher, education expert and director of education research at the Clayton Christensen Institute, believes the current direction of education reform rhetoric is misplaced.
What’s behind the sluggishness of the current U.S. recovery? Our country’s “political paralysis,” says leading economist and competitiveness authority Michael E. Porter – and it’s affecting the growth of your…