In The Year of the Locusts, the world’s leading economists, policymakers, political leaders, strategic thinkers, and public intellectuals provide a sharp-eyed look at the last 12 months – and compelling analyses of the trends that will shape events in 2013.
We live in a world of national monies, where every territorial jurisdiction has just one currency that must be used for every monetary purpose – from exchange and keeping accounts to paying taxes and storing wealth. But could money now be returning to its more historically much longer baseline of multiple and complementary types?
reviews two recent books on the “deep past” of one of humanity’s most important institutions.
Nina L. Khrushcheva & Javier Solana
engage in a wide-ranging conversation on the forces behind Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the war’s likely effects on European and global security, and the future of the international order.