I'm head of digital content at the World Economic Forum and former Global Communities Editor for Reuters. I tweet on finance & geo-politics via @macromarkjones

5 things that could make or break India's world-beating economic boom

weforum.org — India is growing fast but faces many challenges. If they are overcome then growth accelerates. But the reverse is also true.

This chart shows how much Brexit could cut global growth

Four global leaders on what Brexit really means

Nouriel Roubini: 'Brexit could be the beginning of the break-up of the EU'

There’s No Denying Disruption

cmo.com — Here's a question you've probably never thought about: What do disruptive technologies and grief have in common? Lots, when you start to think about it. It's impossible to predict how they'll progress and where they'll take you, and the immediate and most obvious response to both is denial.

Peronism's Remarkable Comebacks

americasquarterly.org — Latin American history is replete with personalist movements that briefly dominated a country's political landscape, only to later find themselves nothing more than a faded memory. Then there is Peronism. The movement that began with the rise of Juan Domingo Perón in 1945 has periodically governed Argentina ever since, including for 24 of the past 26 years.

Where is the best university in the developing world?

weforum.org — League tables of the best universities in the world tend to highlight the same names with American and North European institutions predominant. But look beyond the mature economies and a ...

Luxury lodge-hopping in New Zealand

ft.com — The four accountants who'd come down from Nelson by helicopter to have fish and chips on the quay had flown back home. The Australian-Chinese family next door had finished cooking the fish they'd caught in the bay and the guys in the public campsite

Argentina went to the polls on Sunday. Here are 7 insights from those elections.

washingtonpost.com — On Dec. 11, for the first time in 4,582 days, Argentines will awaken with a president who is not a Kirchner. Neither Néstor Kirchner (2003-07) nor Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (2007-2015) will be running the show in the Pink House (Argentina's White House).

The Hanafi Siege of 1977

blogs.weta.org — When Pierre L'Enfant designed the city of Washington, he structured the wide boulevards and traffic circles so that it could not be easily tied up by violence, as Paris had been during the French Revolution. Yesterday, it was obvious that L'Enfant failed. So read the Washington Post on the morning of March 10, 1977.
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