Michael Faubert and Amy Wood
Regulatory Harmonization in International Trade: A Categorical or Conditional Imperative? 26th July 2016

Michael Faubert and Amy Wood explore the theoretical and normative assumptions embedded within the harmonization...

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Asia’s New Normal: Making Multilateralism Work with Multipolarity
Samir Saran and Ashok Malik
Asia’s New Normal: Making Multilateralism Work with Multipolarity 22nd July 2016

Samir Saran and Ashok Malik set out the need for a sustainable and inclusive pan-Asian governance platform. Since the...

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In the Anthropocene we are Responsible for the Planet’s Future
James (Jai) Syvitski & Brett Cherry
In the Anthropocene we are Responsible for the Planet’s Future 21st July 2016

James (Jai) Syvitski and Brett Cherry argue that for scientists the Anthropocene has been a wakeup call. On this...

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Ennui: The Politics of Discontent
Brian Stoddart
Ennui: The Politics of Discontent 14th July 2016

Brian Stoddart comments on a growing global ennui with a professional political class seen to be self-serving and aloof...

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Andy Sumner
The World’s New Middles - Implications for the Future of Development and Aid 11th July 2016

Andy Sumner lays out why international aid must continually revisit the tensions between structural transformations...

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guns, gun violence, statistics, Orlando, weapons, insurance, economics
Karl T. Muth
Guns: An Empirical Perspective 30th June 2016

Karl T. Muth observes that while those injured and killed by guns may grab headlines, gun violence is not moving...

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Talking Trade: Expert Language and the Dehumanization of World Trade
Silke Trommer
Talking Trade: Expert Language and the Dehumanization of World Trade 29th June 2016

Silke Trommer explores how the way we talk about trade excludes its inherently human dimension. At the 2014 WTO Public...

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What are the Implications of Systems Thinking for the Way we Design Research?
Duncan Green
What are the Implications of Systems Thinking for the Way we Design Research? 26th July 2016

Duncan Green explores how systems thinking means activists should be rethinking their roles and applying them to the...

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Interview with Graciela Chichilnisky - Climate Change and the Global Economy
Marcus Rolle
Interview with Graciela Chichilnisky - Climate Change and the Global Economy 25th July 2016

In this exclusive interview for Global Policy Journal, Graciela Chichilnisky discusses the impact of climate change on...

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3 Ways the EU Referendum Transformed our Psychology
Brett Heasman
3 Ways the EU Referendum Transformed our Psychology 22nd July 2016

Brett Heasman reflects on the psychological impact of the EU referendum. Whether you voted to remain or leave, the EU...

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ORF Report - Beyond #Brexit: What Ails the European Union?
Samir Saran and Britta Petersen
ORF Report - Beyond #Brexit: What Ails the European Union? 21st July 2016

The European Union (EU) had been lurching from one crisis to the next even before a majority of British voters...

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Can you Really Pull off a Coup D'état these days?
Gbenga Oduntan
Can you Really Pull off a Coup D'état these days? 19th July 2016

Gbenga Oduntan explores the difficulties faced by the Turkish plotters. The military coup attempted in Turkey has...

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The International Labour Organization: Workers Rights Champion or 90-Pound Weakl
Gordon DiGiacomo
The International Labour Organization: Workers Rights Champion or 90-Pound Weakling? 19th July 2016

The ILO oversees the global protection of workers’ rights. It should consider instigating and/or supporting...

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Mizan R. Khan
Climate Change, Adaptation and International Relations Theory 15th July 2016

In IR a state can take typically take three approaches: cooperation, unilateralism or inactivity. Within the realm of...

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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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Sylvia Szabo, Sabu Padmadas, and Jane Falkingham
Urbanisation and Access to Improved Water Sources: Evidence from Least Developed Countries 13th January 2016

The pace of urbanisation in the 21st century has been phenomenal especially in lower middle and low income countries....

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Morena Skalamera
Energy Security in the Wake of the Ukraine Crisis: Getting the Real Threats Right 23rd July 2015

Ever since the 1973 oil embargo, and especially since the Russian-Ukrainian gas crisis of 2006, Western policy makers...

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Book Reveiw: Cyberwar: Law and Ethics for Virtual Conflicts
Reviewed by Anri van der Spuy
Book Review: Cyberwar: Law and Ethics for Virtual Conflicts 22nd June 2016

Cyberwar: Law and Ethics for Virtual Conflicts edited by Jens David Ohlin, Kevin Govern and Claire Finkelstein. Oxford...

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Reviewed by Karen E. Young
Book Review: The Gulf States in International Political Economy 8th June 2016

The Gulf States in International Political Economy by Kristian Coates Ulrichsen. London and New York: Palgrave...

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Reviewed by Aaron McKeil
Book Review: Ethics, Diversity, and World Politics: Saving Pluralism From Itself? 27th May 2016

Ethics, Diversity, and World Politics: Saving Pluralism From Itself? by John Williams. Oxford: Oxford University Press...

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