The three paradoxes of resilience

READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION Complex challenges demand a dynamic balancing act Japan has the most hospital beds per head in the world: nearly five times as many as the US. It has had a relatively low number of Covid-19 cases: a total around 25,000 at the time of writing, compared to 4 million and … Read more

Stories are addictive – use them carefully

READ THE GRAPHIC VERSION Ben Shenoy explains the use, and misuse, of the story drug Both the immediate threat of the coronavirus pandemic and the slower-burning climate crisis reinforce the feeling that we live in confusing, disorienting and frightening times. In their recently published book Radical Uncertainty: Decision-Making for an Unknowable Future, British economists John … Read more