These are the core obsessions that drive our newsroom—defining topics of seismic importance to the global economy.
Global Economic DisruptionsAs globalization, automation, and inequality challenge the status quo, disruptions are emerging in trade, economics, and immigration.
The Aging EffectNew technology, services, and caregiving concepts will be necessary to address the needs of an aging population.
Future of MobilitySelf-driving cars, ride-hailing apps, shared electric vehicles, and new mass-transit options are reshaping the world as we know it.
The New LuxuryThe new luxury is a mindset, defined by the pursuit of products, services, and experiences that express our values and aspirations.
Being HumanThe internet's ubiquity is making it harder to form human connections, and stay in touch with ourselves.
The New PropagandaCampaigns, companies, and countries have unprecedented tools and tricks for influencing our choices.
The Third Age of TVIf the first age of television was defined by broadcasters and the second by cable, the third age of TV is dominated by streaming.
Machines with BrainsHumanity’s relationship with computers is dramatically changing, but the societal and economic impact remains unclear.
Future of FoodHow do we provide our growing global population with healthy diets, in ways that don’t harm the planet?
Future of WorkAutomation, AI, and the gig economy are dramatically changing the nature of work, and what it means to be an employee.
Climate ConsciousnessThe severity of the climate crisis has finally sunk in, and it's inspiring individuals and industries to take action.
Space BusinessCan private-sector space business be profitable, or is it just an exciting way for billionaires to live out their fantasies?
Because ChinaObserving China's superpower in action presents countless opportunities, tensions, innovations, and dangers.
Future of FinanceNew technology is upending everything in finance, from saving to trading to making payments.
Big TechHow do we preserve the best of what an open internet gives to the world, while preventing humanity’s worst impulses from destroying it?