Making Revolution Islamic Again: Protest and Rebellion from 1979 Iran to the Ara
Andrew Hammond
Making Revolution Islamic Again: Protest and Rebellion from '79 Iran to the Arab Spring 18th January 2017

Andrew Hammond explores the continuities and new developments in representations of Islam, politics and violence in the...

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Lazy Nationalist Populism: Globalisation and Inequality on the Transatlantic Axi
Danny Quah
Lazy Nationalist Populism: Globalisation and Inequality on the Transatlantic Axis 13th January 2017

Danny Quah argues that 'globalisation’s great message' needs to be re-told to Western voters. When policy...

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All About That Putin Lynchpin
Martha Molfetas
All About That Putin Lynchpin 19th December 2016

Martha Molfetas argues that the we are at the beginning of a new cold war. Somehow it feels as if the Cold War never...

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“Kakistocracy Everywhere, Liberal Democracy, Where are you Going?”
Martha Molfetas
“Kakistocracy Everywhere, Liberal Democracy, Where are you Going?” 13th December 2016

In a personal reflection, Martha Molfetas asks where is a globalist, lover of the EU, environmentalist, former expat...

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Cornelius Adebahr
Security is Sexy, Defence is Not – Why the EU continues to Struggle with a Common Security and Defence Policy 28th November 2016

Cornelius Adebahr argues that although security is a sexy topic, these days the EU has more pressing issues to tackle...

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How to Test Policy Interventions for Sustainable Food Choices
Luca Panzone
How to Test Policy Interventions for Sustainable Food Choices 21st November 2016

Luca Panzone explores the uses of new tool for the study of retailing and consumption. There is increasing policy...

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French, France, bakeries, pastry, industrial organisation, business school
Karl T. Muth
French Pastry: A Puzzle of Distributed Uniformity 11th October 2016

Karl Muth argues that the croissant’s place in the French economy holds wider lessons for global manufacturers....

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Noam Chomsky on the Long History of US Meddling in Foreign Elections
C.J. Polychroniou
Noam Chomsky on the Long History of US Meddling in Foreign Elections 23rd January 2017

A wide range of politicians and media outlets have described the alleged Russian interference in the last US...

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Donald Trump and the Return of Class: An Interview with Francis Fukuyama
Francis Fukuyama and Natalia Koulinka
Donald Trump and the Return of Class: An Interview with Francis Fukuyama 20th January 2017

“What is happening in the politics of the US particularly, but also in other countries, is that identity in a...

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Davos leaders: We might be Heading for a Jobless World, but that’s Not as Bad as
Stéphanie Thomson
Davos leaders: We might be Heading for a Jobless World, but that’s Not as Bad as it Sounds 20th January 2017

As we move towards a jobless world, Davos participants give their views on what it may mean for our wellbeing and our...

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Anita Makri
Poor Countries Have the Edge on Climate Innovation 17th January 2017

Climate technologies have great potential to substantially contribute to our impact on Climate. This puts the...

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Who killed Bourgeois Democracy in Europe?
Dimitris Dalakoglou and Antonis Alexandrides
Who killed Bourgeois Democracy in Europe? 17th January 2017

When a system calls itself democracy, but forces increasing parts of the demos (people) to live under poverty, its own...

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Owen Barder, Petra Krylová and Theodore Talbot
Head and Heart: Are More Generous Donors Less Effective? 16th January 2017

A reflection upont the importance of both quantity and quality of international aid.  When it comes to development...

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Challenges and Opportunities for Global Health Governance. An interview with GGF
Joel Sandhu
Challenges and Opportunities for Global Health Governance: An interview with GGF 2027 fellow Mara Pillinger 16th January 2017

This interview was conducted by Joel Sandhu for the Global Governance Futures – Robert Bosch Foundation...

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Richard Ponzio and Michael Schroeder
A Fool’s Errand? The Next Secretary-General and United Nations Reform 19th December 2016

With the recent election of António Guterres as the next United Nations Secretary-General, the focus will soon shift to...

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Ayse Kaya and Anita Desai
COP21 and the Paris Agreement: Change and Status Quo 22nd August 2016

This essay examines the latest inter-state negotiations on climate change at COP-21 and argues that the Paris Agreement...

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Complex Emergencies 2.0: Dumb Phones, Smart People and the Art of Humanitarian C
Amy Rhoades
Complex Emergencies 2.0: Dumb Phones, Smart People and the Art of Humanitarian Communications 25th July 2016

An arc of instability from Afghanistan through the Middle East to West Africa is leading to unprecedented displacement...

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Reviewed by Mabel González Bustelo
Book Review: Quality Peace: Peacebuilding, Victory, and World Order 22nd December 2016

Quality Peace: Peacebuilding, Victory, and World Order by Peter Wallensteen. New York and Oxford: Oxford University...

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Book Review: The War on Women: And the Brave Ones Who Fight Back
Reviewed by Patrycja Długosz-Stroetges
Book Review: The War on Women: And the Brave Ones Who Fight Back 7th December 2016

The War on Women: And the Brave Ones Who Fight Back by Sue Lloyd-Roberts. London: Simon & Schuster UK 2016. 320 pp...

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Book Review: Ebola: How a People’s Science helped End an Epidemic
Reviewed by Anita Makri
Book Review - Ebola: How a People’s Science helped End an Epidemic 5th December 2016

Ebola: How a People’s Science Helped End an Epidemic. Paul Richards. Zed Books. September 2016. I’m sure...

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