Ideas for Tomorrow - 2016


The Developed World Is Missing the Point About Modern Slavery

Many commentators see slavery as something that happens in developing economies. But the Western world is highly culpable


NGOs should re-think activism strategies in developing world

If activists are to preserve biodiversity in the developing world – which has the last remaining habitats of megafauna — they need to start working with the state.


Asia needs a world-class university. Here's what it would look like

Chandran Nair recently spoke at the World Economic Forum on ASEAN speaking on sustainability, development, integration and inclusivity. Read his latest piece for the WEF on the need for a world-class ASEAN University.


Asia Needs a New Foreign Policy Doctrine in the Age of Trump

As America's role changes, Asia and the world need to think of what may replace it.


There’s a Place in India Where Religions Coexist Beautifully and Gender Equality Is Unmatched

Kerala is a symbol of religious coexistence — not simply tolerance — in a world that is struggling with new strains of virulent intolerance and violence.


Hollywood's Problem Isn't Just Black and White -- It's a Lack of Global Voices

Over the past 60-70 years, Hollywood has shaped the view of at least two generations of non-Westerners by showing them a distorted view of history and claiming that Western values and culture are superior to non-Western ones.

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