Illicit Financial Flows: What’s the smartest post-2015 target?
The Copenhagen Consensus Centers Post 2015 Consensus
Illicit Financial Flows: What’s the smartest post-2015 target? 1st October 2014

The Post-2015 Consensus has published a second set of papers this time focused on Illicit Financial Flows in the post-...

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Global Internet Governance: India's Search for a New Paradigm
Mahima Kaul
Global Internet Governance: India's Search for a New Paradigm 30th September 2014

The Observer Research Foundation’s Mahima Kaul unpacks India’s approach to internet global governance....

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constitutional convention, law, history, article v, safire, lessig, amendment
Karl T. Muth
Dear America, Avoid a Second Convention 29th September 2014

Karl Muth explores calls for a Second Constitutional Convention of the United States. America is not in a...

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The Copenhagen Consensus Center’s 'Post-2015 Consensus' project
The Copenhagen Consensus
Post-2015 Consensus: Universal Education 25th September 2014

This post introduces the initial outputs from the Copenhagen Consensus Center’s Post-2015 Consensus project. The...

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Moving beyond risk-based governance of agricultural GM technologies
Brett Cherry
Moving beyond risk-based governance of agricultural GM technologies 25th September 2014

Brett Cherry explores the GMFuturos report’s calls for anticipatory and responsible governance of GM crops and...

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wealth, redistribution, taxation, estate, intergenerational, boomer, millennial
Karl T. Muth
The Myth: Wealth as Sisyphean Intergenerational Cyclicism 24th September 2014

Karl Muth calls for a realistic conversation about intergenerational wealth. There is an insistence among the...

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The normalization of Russia Today [RT]
Ben O'Loughlin
The normalization of Russia Today [RT] 22nd September 2014

Incredulity doesn’t kill curiosity; it encourages it. Though distrustful of logical chains of ideas, I loved the...

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Why Isn't Food a Public Good?
Jose Luis Vivero Pol
Why Isn't Food a Public Good? 1st October 2014

Jose Luis Vivero Pol provides an argument for why food should be seen as a public good. He argues that food is much...

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A Geopolitical Pawn Named ‘ISIS’
Abukar Arman
A Geopolitical Pawn Named ‘ISIS’ 30th September 2014

Abukar Arman explores the transnational group and the global actors mustering to take it on. The mere mention of the...

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Ayla Bonfiglio
Higher Education: A Key Development Need for Refugees 26th September 2014

Ayla Bonfiglio explains why higher education is important for refugees and why such provisions deserve greater...

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National Security & Economic Diplomacy: Is there Room for Trade Litigation?
Rachit Ranjan
National Security & Economic Diplomacy: Is there Room for Trade Litigation? 26th September 2014

Rachit Ranjan argues that justifying ongoing sanctions using Article XXI of the GATT would be antithetical to the...

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Mirko Hohmann and Joel Sandhu
Global Arms Control – Global Governance Futures 2025 interviews Kevin Körner 24th September 2014

This interview was conducted for the ‘The Global Governance Futures 2025’ programme which brings together...

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Changing the Story for Neglected Tropical Diseases
Zoe Smith
Changing the Story for Neglected Tropical Diseases 23rd September 2014

Zoe Smith explains the recent ODI project which looks into the progress in tackling neglected tropical diseases (NTDs...

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Why Growth is Stalling in Big Economies
Stephen S. Roach
Why Growth is Stalling in Big Economies 23rd September 2014

Stephen S. Roach discusses the implications for policy and consequences of the slow growth currently experienced by 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: 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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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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