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Why the ‘Five Stages of Grief’ Theory Is a Sham

2015 Global Thinker Hanya Yanagihara and writer Meghan O'Rourke debate the limits of pain, empathy, and romance.


Global Thinkers: London Mayor Sadiq Khan

For safeguarding London’s moral compass.


Global Thinkers: Engineering Student Shu Lam

For attacking superbugs without antibiotics.


The Man Going Back

Tens of millions of people are displaced around the world. I met one in Djibouti faced with an impossible choice.


The Only Way Forward

Can the new world order be saved by humanism?


The Case for Optimism

The arc of history bends toward progress—and 2016 was no different.

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Global Thinkers 2015 Issue Cover