David Brooks is the judge of the Sidney Prize, which looks at excellent essays and writings throughout the past year. In these two articles, he announces the winning essays:
McKinsey has looked at the process of urbanisation currently ongoing, and has invited experts to give their views on it.
Barry Schwartz looks at practical wisdom in our time. This could very well be another point in a transition/revolution in the way we think about the world and the place of humanity in it.