December 10, 2012
Hurricane Sandy showed New Yorkers they are vulnerable and must begin planning for a more chaotic future. Asians don’t have that luxury. They are already living in it. (Illustration by Baptiste Alchourroun | Column by William Pesek)

Hurricane Sandy showed New Yorkers they are vulnerable and must begin planning for a more chaotic future. Asians don’t have that luxury. They are already living in it. (Illustration by Baptiste Alchourroun | Column by William Pesek)

October 19, 2012
Rajan’s arrival might shake up India at just the right moment and accelerate recent moves to open retailing, aviation and insurance to foreign investment. (Illustration by Andrew Neyer | Column by William Pesek on Bloomberg View)

Rajan’s arrival might shake up India at just the right moment and accelerate recent moves to open retailing, aviation and insurance to foreign investment. (Illustration by Andrew Neyer | Column by William Pesek on Bloomberg View)

June 27, 2012
Red warning signs are flashing again in Bangkok on the T-shirts of protesters loyal to Thaksin Shinawatra, the billionaire prime minister ousted in 2006 and still dominating Thailand from exile. (Illustration by Jay Wright | Column by William Pesek on Bloomberg View)

Red warning signs are flashing again in Bangkok on the T-shirts of protesters loyal to Thaksin Shinawatra, the billionaire prime minister ousted in 2006 and still dominating Thailand from exile. (Illustration by Jay Wright | Column by William Pesek on Bloomberg View)

April 17, 2012
It’s the rare scandal that involves murder, corruption, Harvard University and comparisons to Jacqueline Kennedy. (Illustration by Sam Island | Column by William Pesek on Bloomberg View)

It’s the rare scandal that involves murder, corruption, Harvard University and comparisons to Jacqueline Kennedy. (Illustration by Sam Island | Column by William Pesek on Bloomberg View)

February 29, 2012
Washington had Watergate, Italy Bunga Bunga-gate, London Murdoch-gate. Now, Hong Kong brings us Basement-gate. (Illustration by Château-vacant / Baptiste | Column by William Pesek on Bloomberg View)

Washington had Watergate, Italy Bunga Bunga-gate, London Murdoch-gate. Now, Hong Kong brings us Basement-gate. (Illustration by Château-vacant / Baptiste | Column by William Pesek on Bloomberg View)

February 01, 2012
Twitter needs an Arab Spring. (Illustration by Eric Timothy Carlson | Column by William Pesek on Bloomberg View)
January 18, 2012
Among the many tantalizing questions surrounding Myanmar’s flirtation with democracy is this: Might Kim Jong Un be enticed to try something similar in North Korea? (Illustration by Allison Krumwiede | Column by William Pesek on Bloomberg View)

Among the many tantalizing questions surrounding Myanmar’s flirtation with democracy is this: Might Kim Jong Un be enticed to try something similar in North Korea? (Illustration by Allison Krumwiede | Column by William Pesek on Bloomberg View)

November 02, 2011
What would the Chinese want in exchange for saving the euro? How about the Mona Lisa? | bloom.bg/vlsrNT(Illustration by Tim Lahan | Column by William Pesek on Bloomberg View)

What would the Chinese want in exchange for saving the euro? How about the Mona Lisa? | bloom.bg/vlsrNT(Illustration by Tim Lahan | Column by William Pesek on Bloomberg View)

September 14, 2011
The similarities between Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and U.S. President Barack Obama are striking. The only answer for Gillard and Obama is to get radical — be bold, think big and fight for your ideals. (Illustration by Victor Kerlow | Column by William Pesek on Bloomberg View)

The similarities between Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and U.S. President Barack Obama are striking. The only answer for Gillard and Obama is to get radical — be bold, think big and fight for your ideals. (Illustration by Victor Kerlow | Column by William Pesek on Bloomberg View)

August 30, 2011
Japan needs an Arab Spring. (Illustration by Black & White | Column by William Pesek on Bloomberg View)
August 03, 2011
Japanese executives aren’t known for bucking the establishment. Hiroshi Mikitani is a rare exception at a time when rebellion is most needed. (Illustration by Dylan Lathrop | Column by William Pesek on Bloomberg View)

Japanese executives aren’t known for bucking the establishment. Hiroshi Mikitani is a rare exception at a time when rebellion is most needed. (Illustration by Dylan Lathrop | Column by William Pesek on Bloomberg View)