Why We Need Davos Man Back
It’s fun to bash billionaires. But with the global system under assault, we need all the help we can get.
Switzerland Flirts With NATO
Russia’s war in Ukraine has some Swiss considering closer cooperation with the alliance—but not membership.
The Ones and Tooze Podcast: Inside the Davos Bubble
Omicron has relegated the conference to online-only status, but it’s still the world’s most closely watched gathering of the rich and powerful.
How a Dream Job Became a Bureaucratic Nightmare for a Top U.N. Lawyer
Chief advocate for alleged terrorists sanctioned by the United Nations announces his resignation citing red tape, rule-of-law issues.
Where Face Masks Are Required but Burqas Are Banned
Switzerland’s crackdown on Islamic symbols is normalizing anti-Muslim bigotry across the political spectrum.
The End of Swiss Neutrality
The country is campaigning for a seat on the U.N. Security Council, but taking on that role will clash with some fundamental tenets of Swiss foreign policy.
We’re All Brexiteers Now
A look at Swiss politics shows that Euroskepticism is in the United Kingdom to stay.
Trump Leaves Biden Administration a Parting Gift in Currency Wars
The Treasury’s decision to label both Switzerland and Vietnam currency manipulators was unusual—and leaves the Biden administration with some tough choices to make.
Switzerland Is Choosing Austerity Over Life
Why Switzerland became one of the world's worst coronavirus hotspots.
For Serbs, Switzerland Isn’t Neutral
Serbia’s nationalist soccer fans hoped to restore their national pride by beating a Swiss team led by Kosovar stars. Instead, the Kosovo-born Xherdan Shaqiri handed them a humiliating defeat.
U.N. Commission Calls Out Syrian Government for Sarin Attack
The long-awaited report says the Syrian air force carried out the bombing.
World Economic Forum To Staff: Welcome To Davos. Here’s Your CHU.
Davos organizers eye putting up staff in temporary housing containers during talks on rising income inequality and social inclusion.
A Brewing Controversy Over Swiss Coffee Shop’s Sex Robots
One café in Geneva is looking to offer its customers an extra perk with their espressos, but not everyone is sold on the idea.
When the Welfare State Met the Flat Tax
Milton Friedman and Bernie Sanders both agree on the need for a universal basic income, but the devil is in the details.