Marian L. Tupy is the editor of HumanProgress.org, a senior fellow at the Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, and co‐author of The Simon Project. He specializes in globalization and global well‐being, and the politics and economics of Europe and Southern Africa. His articles were published in the Financial Times, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, Newsweek, The U.K. Spectator, Foreign Policy, and various other outlets both in the United States and overseas. He has appeared on the BBC, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, FOX News, FOX Business and other outlets. Tupy received his BA in international relations and classics from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, and his PhD in international relations from the University of St. Andrews in Great Britain. He is the co‐author of the recent book Ten Global Trends that Every Smart Person Needs to Know: And Many Other Trends You Will Find Interesting.