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World Policy Journal (1 September 2017) 34 (3): 21–25.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Theresa May when she was home secretary, on parents and children. Einashe describes how the 2012 law has created thousands of “Skype families” who go years without seeing one another, and how its opponents warn it will lead to a brain drain from the United Kingdom. Copyright © 2017 World Policy...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2016) 33 (3): 1–5.
Published: 01 September 2016
... The world’s problems are rarely new. There are always precedents that should inform today’s most crucial decisions. World Policy Journal asked five experts from the United Kingdom, Burundi, Chile, Turkey, and Venezuela what lessons from history keep being forgotten. Copyright © 2016 World Policy...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2011) 28 (3): 92–99.
Published: 01 September 2011
... well as a respected merchant of pashmina, a fine cashmere wool fabric from the coats of pashmina goats, native to the high plateaus of Kashmir, Central Asia, and China. I left Kashmir for the United States at age 21. I attended night school at New York University while I spent my days working at an...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2011) 28 (3): 101–112.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... Politicians, businessmen, publicists, technocrats, and the royal family’s in-house intellectuals all know by heart the soft, lazy melody that seduces visitors and sweetens the mint tea served up by this enchanted kingdom. We are made to feel that we fit right in among people who resemble—indeed adore—the West...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2016) 33 (2): 14–18.
Published: 01 June 2016
... single entity, and the fiercely independent cities are unlikely to come together. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 United Kingdom Manchester England urbanization ROB WATLING ROB WATLING In 1996, a bomb planted by the Provisional Irish Republican Army devastated the...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2013) 30 (3): 39–42.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Abdullah II, described as the 43 rd generation direct descendant of the Prophet Mohammad, ascended the throne of the Hashemite Kingdom on the death of his father in February 1999. Educated in the United States and Britain, after training at the British military academy at Sandhurst, he served as a major...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2016) 33 (2): 1–4.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. real estate affordable housing United Kingdom Peru China Nigeria Successive U.K. governments have collaborated with the...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2017) 34 (3): 97–98.
Published: 01 September 2017
... GTech and one of the largest lottery titans, has engaged in tax avoidance moves worth more than $600 million. Specifically, the company “inverted” its operations from Italy and the United States to the United Kingdom, thereby slashing its tax rates by close to half. Lottery boosters often extol the...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 68–72.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Kingdom woke up to a new political and economic reality on June 24. Having narrowly voted the day before to leave the EU, Britons watched on as a vote for Brexit sent the British pound into a tailspin, dropping to its lowest level in 31 years. But the result of the referendum—won by the leave camp by a 52...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2016) 33 (1): 15–19.
Published: 01 March 2016
... overrepresentation in the United Kingdom. Police deaths are rare here in comparison to the U.S., largely because British forces do not routinely carry firearms. Since 2009, there have been 238 deaths involving the police that were investigated by the Independent Police Complaints Commission and therefore considered...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2017) 34 (3): 99–104.
Published: 01 September 2017
... parent, GTech S.p.A., to move their legal domiciles from the United States and Italy, two countries with comparatively high corporate tax rates, to the United Kingdom, where taxes are significantly lower. Under the law, all corporate entities, including the U.S. and Italian companies, are now considered...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2017) 34 (2): 36–37.
Published: 01 June 2017
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2014) 31 (4): 38–42.
Published: 01 December 2014
... left badly divided and even bitter. Fully 45 percent of registered voters not merely voted for independence, but more importantly, given the outcome, chose to reject 307 years of unity with the rest of Britain. They wanted to abandon a United Kingdom that feels both distant and alien to them, governed...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2017) 34 (1): 119–123.
Published: 01 March 2017
... human trafficking in supply chains, mainly through the use of transparency laws requiring companies to disclose the measures they’ve taken to address the issue. Such laws are already found in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Brazil, and are under consideration in France. Most of these laws...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 16–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
... ARGENTINA S. SUDAN UGANDA BURUNDI RWANDA TANZANIA ETHIOPIA UNITED KINGDOM...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2017) 34 (1): 30–31.
Published: 01 March 2017
...% CONSERVATIVES 37% UNITED KINGDOM UNITED e U.K. Independence Party’s strong showing in the 2015 election presaged the Brexit triumph. 2008 2016 GREENS 10...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2001) 18 (2): 87–88.
Published: 01 June 2001
... countries, including the weekly meet-the-people sessions. Anyone United States, the United Kingdom and who is in Singapore for some time will also Australia. The Comparative Country Risk Re­ see the active exchanges over the Internet. port 2000 published by the Hong Kong- There are specific websites...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2002) 18 (4): 27–33.
Published: 01 December 2002
... coping with terror­ tion clearly breaches important provisions ism than the United Kingdom. The British of the European Convention on Human have waged a prolonged, low-key, yet deadly Rights, a treaty to which Britain is now struggle against both international and do­ a party. mestic terrorism...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2014) 31 (4): 10–14.
Published: 01 December 2014
... in Brussels, and amid the surge of the Catalans’ campaign for self-determination in Spain. This might be seen as the next step in the process of a EU that’s unwinding, as divisions are no longer between member states, but also within some of them—Spain for the Catalans, United Kingdom for the Scots...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2018) 35 (1): 26–29.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Jennifer Wilson Copyright © 2018 World Policy Institute 2018 PIOTR DRABIK PIOTR DRABIK When United Kingdom-based far-right activist Tommy Robinson posted a video on Twitter of a white nationalist demonstration he was attending in Warsaw, one exasperated user chimed in, stating...