Can Silicon Valley Save the World?
Defeating global poverty is the latest start-up trend. But is there really an app for that?
‘You Can’t Eat Sharia’
Egypt is on the brink -- not of something better than the old Mubarak dictatorship, but of something even worse.
‘There’s No Such Thing as a Failed State’
The father of emerging markets says we shouldn't give up on the world's Somalias and Zimbabwes.
Does It Take a Village?
Jeffrey Sachs dazzled the development world with his plan to end poverty. But now critics say there's no way to prove whether it works.
Mad Libs: Africa Rising?
FP asked more than 60 experts to fill in the blanks on the state of politics in Africa and whether its much-touted economic rise is for real.
Think Again: Working Women
Why American women are better off than the lean-inners and have-it-allers realize.
Maybe the real failed states are the ones that have the means to help other nations -- but choose to retreat inward.
Gamification: A Short History
Why everybody, from corporate titans to terrorists, wants to make life more like a game.
Epiphanies from Frank Gehry
The starchitect on his first project in the Arab world -- and why it's hard these days to find a benevolent dictator with taste.
The North Korean Defector
What Kim Hyuk has carried with him on his harrowing journey from the streets to the speaking circuit.