Social Media: Destroyer or Creator?

Wael Ghonim, the Egyptian Google employee whose anonymous Facebook page helped to launch the Tahrir Square revolution, had this to say about social media:  “The same tool that united us to topple dictators eventually tore us apart.”

Brazil is Partying on a precipice

Carnival starts this friday but the holiday provides no respite from economic and political woes as the economic slide continues and President Rousseff inpeachment is on the table, again.

The Lesson from Davos: No Connection to Reality

The rich and the powerful, who meet every year at the World Economic Forum (WEF), were in a gloomy mood this time. Not only because the day they met close to eight trillion dollars has been wiped off global equity markets by a “correction”. But because no leader could be in a buoyant mood.