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The decline in lifetime spending will ultimately have a negative impact on growth and potentially generate social fault lines for the coming generations, writes Michael Heise.

In January, US President-elect Donald Trump will head to Washington with his team of radical, inexperienced, and inordinately wealthy cabinet picks. But Trump is not nearly as invincible as he seems to believe, writes Elizabeth Drew.

By the Ambassadors of the UK, Australia, Canada, Denmark, New Zealand, Sweden and Czech Republic, and the Chargé d’Affaires of Germany and the United States of America to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

The new course US President-elect Donald Trump will chart for his country is already discernible; we just don’t know how quickly the ship will sail.

The incoming Trump administration should grasp the historic opportunity to help bring AIDS to an end through a modest financial commitment by governments and other funders writes Jeffery D. Sachs.

Past civilizations adopted divinatory practices in an effort to know the future. But, since then, humanity has made impressive strides away from believing in a predetermined destiny, and toward actively shaping the human condition, writes Helga Nowotny.

Great progress has been made in humanity’s fight against hunger, which has shaped nearly every major society in history.