Adapting to an Ageing Society: The Stick or the Carrot?
Simon Biggs
Adapting to an Ageing Society: The Stick or the Carrot? 31st July 2014

Simon Biggs suggests spaces must be created in which an aging population can continue to contribute to the wider social...

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Danny Quah
It Is Not Easy Being Leader Of The World 30th July 2014

Danny Quah asks when it may be time to look for a new global hegemon? Some days it’s just plain stressful when...

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israel, gaza, palestine, war, warnings, civilians, awareness, pamphlets
Karl T. Muth
Warnings and Threats: Israeli Pamphlet Policy 28th July 2014

Karl Muth asks if there is ever a right way for those about to commit it to warn of violence? I’ve been...

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Danny Quah
The world needs new leadership not from those whose lives have been easy, but from those whose lives have been hard 24th July 2014

Danny Quah argues that in the search for new political and economic models the world could learn from Malaysia....

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gun rights, ccw, second amendment, corporate personhood, weapons, mercenaries
Karl T. Muth
The Second Amendment Rights of Corporations 22nd July 2014

Karl Muth argues we must weigh the rights of corporations to arm themselves the same way we have weighed their other...

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The Global Implications of Partisanship in U.S. Foreign Policy and  Alternative
Carter Page
The Global Implications of Partisanship in U.S. Foreign Policy and Alternative Frameworks for the Future 21st July 2014

Carter Page looks for alternatives to the polarizing frameworks that dominate US foreign policy. The confrontational...

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Danny Quah
This growth model is just not sustainable in the long run 18th July 2014

Danny Quah lets slip a memo from some far sighted innovation experts. Memo to: Thomas Alva Edison, Menlo ParkCc: China...

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Global Norms on Arms:  The Arms Trade Treaty will enter into force
Denise Garcia
Global Norms on Arms: The Arms Trade Treaty will enter into force 31st July 2014

Denise Garcia explores how new global norms on arms trade may usher in a new era of transparency and accountability....

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AIDS 2014 Conference: Stepping Up the Pace and Still on the Wrong Path
Alice Welbourn
AIDS 2014 Conference: Stepping Up the Pace and Still on the Wrong Path 30th July 2014

In the run up to the 20th international AIDS Conference, Alice Welbourn reflects on how global policies still fail to...

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How Much can Trade really Tell us about Growth?
Adair Turner
How Much can Trade really Tell us about Growth? 29th July 2014

Adair Turner questions the importance of trade in determining economic growth. Many fear protectionism is undermining...

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11 Reasons to Divest from the Fossil Fuel Industry
Chuck Collins
11 Reasons to Divest from the Fossil Fuel Industry 28th July 2014

Chuck Collins provides 11 reasons to divest from the fossil fuel industry in light of the recent Jamaica Plain Forum....

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Sam Pizzigati
A New Gameplan for Taking Down Privatisers 25th July 2014

Sam Pizzigati discusses recent report conclusions which suggest moving away from privatisation and adopting ...

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Nayef Al-Rodhan
The Geopolitics of Culture: Five Substrates 24th July 2014

Nayef Al-Rodhan examines the important place of culture in contemporary geopolitics. Culture has a salient...

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Why our High Seas Need the Rule of Law
Andrés Velasco
Why our High Seas Need the Rule of Law 24th July 2014

Andrés Velasco discusses the implications of weak governance over international waters. He argues that without...

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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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The Law of War's Essential Role in Containing Brutality: Syria's Painful Reminde
Laurie R. Blank and Geoffrey S. Corn
The Law of War's Essential Role in Containing Brutality: Syria's Painful Reminder 14th August 2013

The civil war in Syria refocuses recent discourse about the law of war and provides an essential reminder of the law...

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John Wihbey
Does Transparency Improve Governance? Evidence From 16 Experimental Evaluations. 31st July 2014

John Wihbey reviews a 2014 study by Stephen Kosack & Archon Fung titled "Does Transparency Improve Government...

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Alexandra Bohm
Book Review: Africa and the Responsibility to Protect: Article 4(h) of the African Union Constitutive Act 29th July 2014

Africa and the Responsibility to Protect: Article 4(h) of the African Union Constitutive Act, edited by Dan Kuwali and...

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Book Review: Why Occupy a Square? People, Protests, and Movements in the Egyptia
Jack A. Goldstone
Book Review: Why Occupy a Square? People, Protests, and Movements in the Egyptian Revolution 22nd July 2014

Why Occupy a Square? People, Protests, and Movements in the Egyptian Revolution, by Jeroen Gunning & Ilan Zvi Baron...

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