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18 July 2019
Why is it that just 1p of a £2.50 cup of coffee goes to the farmer who cultivated and harvested the coffee beans? Mainstream politics in Europe and North America is increasingly…
17 July 2019
Resilient Communities: Non-Violence and Civilian Agency in Communal War by Jana Krause. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2018. 306 pp., £75 hardcover 9781108471114 The…
16 July 2019
Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil is at its highest rate in a decade, according to new satellite data. This comes after president Jair Bolsonaro has loosened …
12 July 2019
Madhu Raghavendra and Amiya Kumar Das highlight that India is strengthening its maternal health governance through comprehensive national programmes that address health and social…
12 July 2019
The Logic of Financial Nationalism: The Challenges of Cooperation and the Role of International Law by Federico Lupo-Pasini. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2017. 306 pp., £…
11 July 2019
The Back Channel: A Memoir of American Diplomacy and the Case for its Renewal by William J. Burns. New York: Random House, 2019. Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the…
10 July 2019
The next Group of Seven meeting is around the corner and the French President Emmanuel Macron is shining a spotlight on economic polarization. But will the world’s leading…
09 July 2019
From mobile phones to reusable rockets, today we live with inventions that were once considered science fiction. These innovations have also affected our general living standards…
08 July 2019
George Osborne, the former UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, is touting himself as the next head of the International Monetary Fund. He is hoping to fill the forthcoming vacancy as…
03 July 2019
Today is my second happiest day in government. With these words, Donald Trump’s national security advisor, John R. Bolton, hailed the decision by the International Criminal Court…