Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, delivered this speech during the opening plenary of the Beyond Growth conference
By Yuval Noah Harari at the Frontier Forum…..In this keynote and Q&A, Yuval Noah Harari summarizes and speculates on ‘AI and the future of humanity’
Crazy Town: Episode 74. Prepping for the apocalypse: Elites’ foolish fantasies for surviving a collapse of their own creation
By Asher Miller of Resilience.org…Crazy Town Podcast….Meet Barrett Moore, the bunker-building bullshit artist who helps capitalists survive the apocalypse with beans, bullets, and bravado.
‘In a lot of the world, the clock has hit midnight’: China is calling in loans to dozens of countries from Pakistan to Kenya
By Bernard Condon, Fortune….Poor countries have been hit with foreign currency shortages, high inflation, spikes in unemployment and widespread hunger before, but rarely like in the past year.
Omega Resilience Awards announced their inaugural cohort of fellows working in the Global South.
Plans for a new smart city, called The Line, in Neom are part of the 2030 Vision to embrace a new economic era in the kingdom
By Yuval Noah Harari , The Economist…Storytelling computers will change the course of human history, says the historian and philosopher
By Stephanie Nolen, The New York Times….The decision has little practical effect but is a significant moment in the struggle against a virus that has killed millions and upended lives throughout the world.
By Miriam Jordan, The New York Times….Title 42, the policy that has allowed the swift expulsion of many migrants at the southern border, will lift on Thursday. Officials are bracing for a new immigration surge.
By Cassandra Willyard in Nature…Researchers disagree over how bad it is to be reinfected, and whether COVID-19 can cause lasting changes to the immune system.