From Ethics and Global Politics, a special issue on prospects and challenges for teacher education in the age of globalization from a cosmopolitan perspective. The nudgy state: Joshua E. Keating on how five governments are using behavioral economics to encourage citizens to do the right thing. The five personality traits considered universal to all humans may not be so universal after all, according to a study of an isolated indigenous group in Bolivia. A look at how ethnic inequality is associated with lower GDP per capita, worse living conditions, and lower levels of education. From the Wilson Quarterly, why wait for democracy? Larry Diamond on how, one after another, arguments that non-Western countries are not “ready” for democracy have been upended by experience (and more). Egalitarian planet: Hank Pellissier on six proposals to elevate society by reducing disparity.

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