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The arrival of President OBAMA on the global political scene will lead to a thorough re-assessment and redirection of US foreign policy. One area where this redirection is overdue is international population policy. For the Bush Administration global population growth was not an issue. The White House ignored it. Never mind the increase of world… » read more

Leaving aside speculation over the future President Obama, it’s worth taking a moment to reflect on a lesson from Campaign Obama, one which has particular resonance for Europe: Populism need not involve an appeal to the people’s most base political instincts; it can also work by inspiring them to demand more from their elites. In… » read more

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