Global sponsorship spending is expected to hit over $50 billion this year – and sports accounts for 70 percent of that. Advertisers and brand managers have entered an ever more complex relationship with their potential customers.
We produce enough food to provide everyone on the planet with 4,500 calories a day, yet hundreds of millions live in absolute hunger. What will happen when the Global South and East, with their exponentially growing demand for meat, take over deciding who gets to eat what, where and when?
While officially honored and celebrated, the poetic tradition is effectively the preserve of a shrinking elite in the English-speaking world. What lessons can be learned from the Middle East, where verse is so cherished that poets can draw enormous television audiences.