ted talk, lecture, development, economics, inequality, diversity
Karl T. Muth
Composing a TED Talk 20th October 2014

Karl Muth discusses how he decided on a Ted talk topic. In a Twitter “conversation” with Bill Easterly...

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The Future of Foreign Trade Support – An Introduction
Andreas Klasen and Fiona Bannert
The Future of Foreign Trade Support – An Introduction 17th October 2014

This Column from Andreas Klasen and Fiona Bannert represents the opening contribution to Global Policy’s third e-...

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Book Review: World Order
Reviewed by Carter Page
Book Review: World Order 17th October 2014

World Order, by Henry Kissinger. New York: Penguin Press / London: Allen Lane, 2014. 432 pp, $36/£25 hardcover...

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Countering the forces of fragmentation in Europe
Cornelius Adebahr
Countering the forces of fragmentation in Europe 17th October 2014

In the wake of the Scottish referendum Cornelius Adebahr explores how Europe must reform itself to remain fit for...

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statehood, countries, israel, taiwan, hong kong, palestine, controversy, U.N.
Karl Muth
How Shall We Speak of Countries? 15th October 2014

Karl Muth explores why we must carefully attend to what we say to avoid controversial and costly distractions from the...

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liberalism, neoliberalism, free markets, deregulation, privatisation, chicago
Karl T. Muth
A Liberal Replies To Mr. Pizzigati 13th October 2014

Karl Muth responds to a recent opinion piece on modern monopolies. Mr. Pizzigati, in his piece Taming Modern Monopolies...

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India’s Climate Change Strategy: Expanding Differentiated Responsibility
Samir Saran and Will Poff-Webster
India’s Climate Change Strategy: Expanding Differentiated Responsibility 8th October 2014

Samir Saran and Will Poff-Webster unpick India’s climate change strategy. For the Council of Councils Sixth...

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What Works in Reducing Gender Inequality?
Naila Kabeer
What Works in Reducing Gender Inequality? 20th October 2014

Overview of Naila Kabeer's approach to gender inequality exploring poverty, vulnerability and the design of more...

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Flimsy UN Agreement Means There May Be 'Not Much Forest Left To Save' by 2030
Carey L. Biron
Flimsy UN Agreement Means There May Be 'Not Much Forest Left To Save' by 2030 15th October 2014

Carey L. Biron discusses the New York Declaration on Forests which was signed last week by 150 parties at a United...

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Martha Molfetas
Combating Climate Change Amid a Sea of Global Security Challenges 14th October 2014

Martha Molfetas asks what room there is to tackle climate change when a host of crises demand attention. As another...

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Take bushmeat off the menu before humans are served another Ebola
Robert Young
Take bushmeat off the menu before humans are served another Ebola 14th October 2014

Robert Young argues that outbreaks of diseases such as Ebola will become ever more likely if bushmeat continues to...

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Following the Money: Good News and Bad News for Aid to Low-Income Countries
Gideon Rabinowitz
Following the Money: Good News and Bad News for Aid to Low-Income Countries 14th October 2014

Gideon Rabinowitz explores a new method of analysis that dynamically tracks changing membership of income groups in...

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Jordi Martin
How Can Cities Better Cope with Storms? 14th October 2014

Jordi Martin analyses how cities can better cope with storms. With Taiwan officially in typhoon season, the question of...

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We Can’t Go On Eating Like This
John Feffer
We Can’t Go On Eating Like This 13th October 2014

John Feffer makes the argument that with more of us crowding a warming planet, we need agricultural change. Once the...

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Making Sense of China and India’s Low-Carbon Pathways
Ma Yuge and Joel Sandhu
Making Sense of China and India’s Low-Carbon Pathways 16th September 2014

China and India’s low-carbon development is crucial for global sustainability and domestic welfare. However,...

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The Evolution of South-South Cooperation: A Personal Reflection
John O. Kakonge
The Evolution of South-South Cooperation: A Personal Reflection 16th July 2014

This brief analysis discusses the evolution of South-South cooperation and examines the current practice in this regard...

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Human Trafficking and Migration:  Concepts, Linkages and New Frontiers
Michael Chibba
Human Trafficking and Migration: Concepts, Linkages and New Frontiers 16th December 2013

The way we think about human trafficking and migration is changing. Moreover, at the global, regional and national...

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Book Review: The Donors’ Dilemma: Emergence, Convergence and the Future of Forei
Reviewed by Brian Stoddart
Book Review: The Donors’ Dilemma: Emergence, Convergence and the Future of Foreign Aid 2nd October 2014

The Donors’ Dilemma: Emergence, Convergence and the Future of Foreign Aid. Guest Edited by Andy Sumner and Tom...

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Book Review: Civic Virtue and the Sovereignty of Evil
Reviewed by Elia R.G. Pusterla
Book Review: Civic Virtue and the Sovereignty of Evil 2nd October 2014

Civic Virtue and the Sovereignty of Evil by Derek Edyvane. New York and Abingdon: Routledge 2013. 160 pp, $140 hardback...

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Book Review: Nationalism and the Rule of Law: Lessons from the Balkans and Beyon
Reviewed by Patrice C. McMahon
Book Review: Nationalism and the Rule of Law: Lessons from the Balkans and Beyond 30th September 2014

Nationalism and the Rule of Law: Lessons from the Balkans and Beyond by Iavor Rangelov. Cambridge: Cambridge University...

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