Financial Crime, Corruption and the Global Financial Crisis: What is the role of
Brett Cherry
Financial Crime, Corruption and the Global Financial Crisis: What is the role of regulation? 15th September 2014

Brett Cherry from the Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience reports on a multidisciplinary public workshop that...

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somalia, minnesota, detroit, diaspora, migration, entrepreneurship, michigan
Karl T. Muth
Is Detroit a Suburb of Somalia? 11th September 2014

Karl Muth suggests Detroit’s Somalian community might hold the key to the city’s revival.   After...

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Europe Awake: Mogherini’s Future and NATO’s Fiasco
Carter Page
Europe Awake: Mogherini’s Future and NATO’s Fiasco 4th September 2014

As the new EU foreign policy chief arrives in Brussels and a NATO summit convenes in Wales, Carter Page considers...

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Saving what’s left of EU enlargement
Cornelius Adebahr
Saving what’s left of EU enlargement 3rd September 2014

In the context of recent events, Cornelius Adebahr welcomes initiatives to continue down the path of EU enlargement....

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lgbt rights, hillary clinton, secretary of state, american foreign policy, elect
Karl T. Muth
Why Hillary Worries Me 1st September 2014

Karl T. Muth argues Hillary Clinton's record on LGBT rights issues is not as simple as one might think from a...

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PSD-10 and the Origins of Iraq War 3
Carter Page
PSD-10 and the Origins of Iraq War 3 28th August 2014

In light of the ongoing crisis in Iraq, Carter Page takes a look at the US’s current thinking on preventing mass...

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bmw i8, tesla model s, cadillac elr, subsidies, ev, hybrids, congestion charge
Karl T. Muth
Showroom Policy 21st August 2014

What do the BMW i8, Tesla Model S, and Cadillac ELR teach us about policy, subsidies, and consumer behaviour? The...

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Natalie Nezhati
Is our failure to invest in an Ebola cure 'morally bankrupt' or financially prudent? 16th September 2014

Natalie Nezhati examines the morality behind pharmaceutical R&D investment. If you contract a life-threatening...

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Avoiding a Simplistic Comparison of India and China
Ma Yuge and Danielle Karanjeet J. de Feo-Giet
Avoiding a Simplistic Comparison of India and China 15th September 2014

Ma Yuge and Danielle Karanjeet J. de Feo-Giet, co-founders of the Juxtapose Project at Oxford, ask whether we can we...

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Are we Getting it Wrong on Inequality?
Richard N. Haass
Are we Getting it Wrong on Inequality? 12th September 2014

Richard N. Haass questions our approach to inequality. He explains how our framing of the problem should not be...

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What Does a Post-Growth Economy Look Like?
David Bollier
What Does a Post-Growth Economy Look Like? 11th September 2014

David Bollier discusses the post-growth economy in the wake of the recent IPS webinar. He argues that economic growth...

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Green growth: an operational tool (and GDP has had its day…)
Carlo Carraro
Green growth: an operational tool (and GDP has had its day…) 10th September 2014

Carlo Carraro discusses recent efforts to move towards a measure of progress that encompasses sustainable and social...

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Challenging the Era of Mass Surveillance
Jean Lambert
Challenging the Era of Mass Surveillance 5th September 2014

Jean Lambert discusses the era of mass surveillance. She explains the need for increased awareness of our fundamental...

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The Hidden Casualties of Drone Warfare – Global Governance Futures 2025
Abdul El-Sayed
The Hidden Casualties of Drone Warfare – Global Governance Futures 2025 5th September 2014

This opinion piece is part of the ‘The Global Governance Futures 2025’ programme which brings together...

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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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Reviewed by Scott McKenzie
Book Review: Green Governance: Ecological Survival, Human Rights, and the Law of the Commons 8th September 2014

Green Governance: Ecological Survival, Human Rights, and the Law of the Commons by Burns H. Weston and David Bollier....

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Book Review: Demobilizing Irregular Forces
Reviewed by Mabel González Bustelo
Book Review: Demobilizing Irregular Forces 28th August 2014

Demobilizing Irregular Forces, by Eric Y. Shibuya. Cambridge / Malden MA: Polity Press, 2012. 167 pp, £45/€...

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Why We Kill: Reviewing the Political Science Research on the Roots of Violence
Alexandra Raphel
Why We Kill: Reviewing the Political Science Research on the Roots of Violence 27th August 2014

Alexandra Raphel reviews the 2014 study by Benjamin A. Valentino which analyses current and past research into...

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