Countries Are Dead, So It's Time to Think Differently

OZY has spent the last nine months reporting from every country on earth for our Around the World project, and we’ve noticed something surprising: “Countries” don’t really mean as much as they once did. Everything from the digital economy to international crime makes our system of national borders feel dated, and the innovative new trends […]

Think Getting an Apartment in New York Is Tough? Try Hong Kong

Applying for low-income public housing is rarely a walk in the park, but in Hong Kong, a city already bursting at the seams thanks to limited usable land and soaring real estate prices, the process is better described as a crawl. Across the East China Sea, winners of Japan’s welfare housing lottery generally wait five […]

11 books Wall Streeters think everyone should read

Shayanne Gal/Business Insider Need a new page-turner?  We’ve got you covered.  We polled our Rising Stars of Wall Street for the books they swear by for wisdom, business strategy and career inspiration.  Here are 10 of the recommendations that we received. Subscribe here to read our full list of the Rising Stars of Wall Street […]

Vodka-fueled stabbing at Russian Antarctic station: Here’s what psychologists think happened

Working in the Antarctic can be bad enough without someone spoiling your book endings and insulting you over vodka. One Russian explorer stabbed another at a remote polar outpost, and media is abuzz with rumors and opinions. Antarctic cold, months-long shifts, a small group of people and liters of vodka – with conditions like that, […]

Google Maps Street View: Boy tries VERY risky stunt – what do you think happened next?

Google Maps Street View has captured a boy performing a very risky stunt on a coastal road. He is lying on a skateboard and rolling down the hill without a care for the traffic around him. Behind him is a tight bend as the road winds around a mountain and a car has come into […]

Democrats are wrong to think Latinos will vote for them en masse just because of Trump’s immigration policies

David McNew/Getty Images According to analysis by media outlets, Democrats have “a Latino problem,” showing that Latino turnout may be low this November. Even if Latinos vote in large numbers, the so-called “Latino vote” might be deceiving.  As it turns out, there are a lot of factors — eligibility, geography, incorrect assumptions about preferance, and […]

Floyd v Khabib: What do The Money Team fighters in Moscow think of the mega-fight? (VIDEO)

To investigate the potential match up between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Floyd Mayweather RT Sport traveled to Floyd’s Russian base – The Mayweather Boxing Academy in Moscow – to gain the opinion of The Money Team Russia fighters. From Moscow to Makhachkala, Khabib is the hottest name on every fight fan’s lips, with a potential mega […]

Economists think antitrust policy should pay more attention to workers

OF LATE, POWERFUL corporations have been pairing up with impressive ardour. Perhaps it is something in the air. Or perhaps it is friendly regulators. On October 22nd America’s antitrust authorities gave their blessing to this year’s latest mega-merger: the union of Praxair and Linde, two industrial-gas giants worth a combined $ 90bn. Despite signs that […]

Diesel put a homophobic slur on a jacket to make a statement about ‘online hate’ and people think it completely missed the mark

Diesel Diesel is selling a £350 ($ 458) jacket emblazoned a homophobic slur in the UK. The brand claims that the product was created in collaboration with “13 Reasons Why” actor Tommy Dorfman to combat homophobia and cyberbullying. It’s a part of the “Hate Couture” campaign, which has the tagline, “the more hate you wear, the less you […]