Although Viktor Zhdanov's name is little known today, he spearheaded one of the greatest projects in history. Who was he and what did he do?
Western democracies appear to have floundered in their responses to Covid-19. Is there a relationship between health and freedom, and can it be unraveled?
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Words by Mark Koyama
Words by Mark Lutter
& Jeffrey Mason
Many low-income countries are unable to provide effective governance for their citizens, trapped in a cycle of slow growth and persistent corruption. Charter cities may provide an answer.
Words by Diana Fleischman
Polls show that the majority of Americans want to reduce their consumption of meat, but many struggle to do so. What practical steps can we take to increase animal welfare and reduce their suffering?
Words by Adam Hunt
Modern psychiatry appears to be at a standstill, wanting for better treatment and a substantive theoretical framework. Evolutionary theory has the potential to reinvigorate the field.
Words by Anton Howes
Throughout history, states struggled to maintain power, having to rely on private agents and enforcers to fund themselves and govern their citizens. How did they transition to the states we see today?
Words by Ben Southwood
For a time in recent history, R&D labs seemed to exist in a golden age of innovation and productivity. But this period vanished as swiftly as it came to be. How did it happen, and why did it fade away?
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