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Food insecurity, a fatality?

Prospective, Society

In 2022, according to the latest available statistics, more than 740 million people did not have enough to eat; that’s almost 20% of the population of Africa, 8.5% of Asia, 6.5% of America and 4% of Europe. 260 million of…

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The elephant and the lion

Finance, Prospective

In the great sell-out of concepts and practices, many on the extreme left and right are talking about doing away with democracy. Others, sometimes the same ones, are talking about putting an end to capitalism. None of this makes the…

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Demographic communicating vessels

Geopolitics, Prospective

We all know the figures: the world’s population is expected to reach 9.8 billion by 2050, and even more if the recent trend towards lower school enrolment rates for girls continues. Most of this population will live in developing countries…

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Sound the alarmFeatured

Prospective

I have been called the “bearer of bad news” far too often for me not to be on my guard about risks and opportunities. That being said, I am convinced that opportunities can only be seized once risks have been…

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In praise of mathematics

Prospective

In these troubled times, when countless clouds are gathering over our heads, heralding destructive storms, it is urgent to praise mathematics, that difficult science, the most abstract of all, the furthest removed from the realities of the world. This science…

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Artificial intelligence, what’s next?

Prospective

It’s quite classic, and common to all eras, to think that what’s happening to us is unique and that nothing so important has ever happened to anyone else; and in a way, it is true, because this is the only…

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