The message of Vladimir Putin’s call in his recent state-of-the-nation speech for a constitutional overhaul is not that the Russian regime is going to be transformed; it isn’t. Rather, the message is that Putin knows his regime is on the wrong side of history – and he is dead set on keeping it there.
It is becoming conventional wisdom that US President Donald Trump will be tough to beat in November, because, whatever reservations about him voters may have, he has been good for the American economy. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Although work commands the bulk of most people's time and attention, there is very little clarity about how it will change with the adoption and diffusion of powerful new technologies. Fortunately, far from being predetermined, the future of work will be whatever we make it.