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Even the World’s Biggest Problems Aren’t Hopeless

Lessons from history’s most intractable challenges

The secretary-general of the United Nations, calling time.

Wicked Problems We’ve More or Less Solved

HIV Was the End of the World for a Generation of Gay Men

Problems That Turned Out Not to Be Problems After All

“How did you go bankrupt?” … “Two ways. Gradually, then suddenly.”―Ernest Hemingway, ‘The Sun Also Rises’

What Do We Need to Fix If This Moment Is Not to Be the Acceleration Point for the End of Democracy?

Irish writer based in London. Tech policy, possible futures, politics. @mariafarrell

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