Must-Read: Project Syndicate is introducing a new fortnightly feature: trying to themselves aggregate the best explicit and implicit dialogues about the most important aspects of the world situation that are currently taking place in its pages. We wish them all the best of luck:

Project Syndicate: Untruth and Consequences:

In every corner of the world, governments are failing... recognize the full implications of their policies, and experts are too confused, or inappropriately influenced, to provide clear and credible guidance. The result is a mixture of hubris and cluelessness that is consuming countries’ entire political establishments.