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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disarmament, apartheid, chicago, chiraq, cpd, racism, ccw, concealed carry
Karl T. Muth
A Policy of Systematic Disarmament in Chicago 18th July 2014

Karl T. Muth examines whether the Chicago Police Department’s objections to concealed pistol applications from...

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I William Zartman - Intervention in the 21st Century: Feasibility and Legitimacy
I William Zartman
Intervention in the 21st Century: Feasibility and Legitimacy 16th July 2014

This column by I William Zartman is part of Global Policy’s e-book, ‘Lessons from Intervention in the 21st...

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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 Commons as a Growing Global Movement
David Bollier
The Commons as a Growing Global Movement 23rd July 2014

David Bollier discusses the ideology of the Commons. The commons is a social system for the long-term stewardship of...

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Alexandra Ivanovic
Why the United Nations Needs More Female Peacekeepers 23rd July 2014

Alexandra Ivanoic outlines the necessities of increased inclusion of women in peacekeeping forces....

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Alessandra Russo
Algorithmic Sovereignty in a Post-Preemptive World 22nd July 2014

Alessandra Russo examines the risk and sovereignty implications associated with the practice of...

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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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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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Shelagh Whitley & Emily Darko
What can we Learn About Impact Investing in Emerging Markets from the Recent GIIN/JP Morgan Survey? 17th July 2014

Shelagh Whitley and Emily Darko review a survey published by The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) and JP Morgan...

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Kate Brooks
Exit Strategies and State-Building 10th July 2014

Kate Brooks gives a review of Richard Caplan's new publication, "Exit Strategies and State-Building",...

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