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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 76-86.
Published: 01 December 2017
... waited for her at a café table. It was mid-August, and I was two days into my first visit to Freetown, the country’s capital, in almost 10 years. Outside the hotel lobby’s doors, the circular driveway was flooded, as it had been for days. One expects rain during the rainy season in one of the wettest...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 130.
Published: 01 June 2018
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 41-51.
Published: 01 March 2011
... headed back down below 5 percent. In stark contrast to its economic peers elsewhere in the world, Australia was faced with an emerging shortage of skilled labor, owing to the biggest mining boom in the country's history. The nation's currency reflected its economic vigor, reaching parity with the U.S...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 3-8.
Published: 01 December 2013
... development assistance from China and India remain low compared to traditional Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development donors. Given their tremendous domestic development challenges—used by both to justify their lagging levels of development assistance—it is unrealistic that these two countries...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 3-8.
Published: 01 December 2014
... equations, or indeed disasters, be solved? Can public debt, banking losses, and under-investment be tamed to allow for a modicum of well being to return to the Greek people in a way that makes the country governable and enables crucial efficiency-enhancing reforms? Yes, it can. But there is a...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 3-7.
Published: 01 June 2015
... perception that climate change is a critical reality that must be faced by a growing mass of the world’s population. Accordingly, we chose to ask our panel of global experts, weighing in from six continents, who in their country has the most at stake in the face of our changing climate and the forces driving...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 3-8.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Eugenie Maiga; Zahra Babar; Josef Janning; Pablo Lapegna; Salwa Tohmé Tawk; Wayne Roberts; Dominique Anid; Joy Ngeuamboupha; Caroline Gaylard With the world’s population soaring past the 7 billion mark, a host of countries are finding it increasingly difficult to feed their people today, while...
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World Policy Journal (2008) 25 (3): 196-197.
Published: 01 September 2008
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World Policy Journal (2010) 27 (4): 23-31.
Published: 01 December 2010
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 102-109.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Natalie Sambhi Natalie Sambhi, a research fellow at the Perth USAsia Centre, examines the violence in Indonesia in 1965-66, when an estimated 500,000 people were murdered. The Indonesian army, which instigated the slaughter, continues to prevent the country from reckoning with its bloody past. The...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 15-19.
Published: 01 March 2016
...-state, and so the fight for freedom and equality must also be global. Too often when we try to understand anti-Black racism, our analyses are limited to our own country’s borders. The late sociologist Herminio Martins dubbed this tendency to frame our thinking within the nation-state “methodological...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 35-39.
Published: 01 March 2018
... one of the country’s most important cultural exports, it has always targeted the domestic market first. When reggae music exploded on the world scene in the 1960s and 1970s, it defined the international perception of Jamaica and complicated the country’s class dynamics. While apprehensive middle and...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 49-53.
Published: 01 March 2018
... him any discredit or his relatives any dishonor, because he had no virginity to lose and in any case sodomy was not a sin.” It wasn’t just Europeans who were struck by Japanese openness toward gay male love; so was the Korean scholar and scribe Shin Yu-han, who accompanied his country’s diplomatic...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 22-23.
Published: 01 March 2013
... © World Policy Institute 2013 2013 World Policy Institute World Policy Journal ranks the top 10 most isolated countries based on a weighted series of criteria including number of countries directly connected by plane, the percentage of individuals on the Internet, the number of foreign...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 3-11.
Published: 01 March 2015
... decline, and the specter of our own demise has brought about countless predictions of the country’s suicide. A sense of the looming twilight of a once great nation lingers in our hearts and minds. It discourages individual projects and collective ambitions, and fosters distrust and anger. We look to...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 3-8.
Published: 01 December 2015
... countries like Brazil are struggling, hampered by domestic scandals. The economies of oil-dependent countries like Venezuela and Ecuador are stagnant, while other nations, such as Chile and Mexico, seem poised for growth. Amid this turbulence, countries are striving to reposition themselves. World Policy...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 47-56.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Daniela Gomes; Janaya Khan Janaya Khan , the Canadian co-founder of Black Lives Matter–Toronto, and Daniela Gomes , a São Paulo-based journalist and scholar, are part of the same fight to end anti-black racism. They’re just doing it some 5,000 miles apart in different countries and languages. But...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 107-111.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Khadija Sharife The Espírito Santo family were the Rockefellers of Portugal, until the collapse of their business empire threatened to bring down the country’s economy. Investigative reporter Khadija Sharife outlines transparency laws that would act as preventative measures against potential...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 6-11.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Louisa Lim Journalist Louisa Lim describes how the Chinese Communist Party has compelled a country to forget the bloody crackdown around Tiananmen Square in 1989. To create this national amnesia, China repressed political ambitions and funneled aspirations toward the economic sphere—a worrying fact...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 77-81.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Khadija Sharife Botswana owns a 15 percent share in De Beers, an unprecedented entangling of a sovereign country with a private company. Investigative reporter Khadija Sharife reveals a mutual dependence between the diamond giant, Botswana, and the country’s leading party that has perverted...