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World Policy Journal (2010) 27 (3): 67–74.
Published: 01 September 2010
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 104–113.
Published: 01 June 2012
... a decade later, the United States was pretty much perceived as the gold standard by just about every metric. But Sorkin’s anchor is right. Today, we are no longer the greatest country in the world or even a model others seek to emulate. In our spring issue of World Policy Journal , I explored...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 81–90.
Published: 01 June 2013
... in Stockholm, tells a different story. He says Mineral Invest had traded through a partner company in Congo. “Initially our company worked [traded gold] via our partner, Bijoux Lombeya’s company SIM,” Eriksson says. Lombeya is also the Mineral Invest country manager and shares a luxury villa with Andersson...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 40–44.
Published: 01 September 2011
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 18–19.
Published: 01 September 2014
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 105–111.
Published: 01 June 2015
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 44–45.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the COPPER & GOLD irst year of industrial MINING construction in Fort St. James...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 118–125.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of contracts to buy or sell—not dissimilar to todays futures markets. Traders in such commodities as oil, gas, copper, gold, silver, or platinum rarely expect to see oil drums or a load of copper dumped on their front lawn. Their trade is on the potential value of these products as numbers dance before...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 8–11.
Published: 01 June 2014
... then had been gold, following the Roman-Byzantine tradition. But gold was an import into Europe, and changing political and economic conditions meant that its supply could not be trusted. The discovery of silver thus came as a boon. Large silver coins, thalers, were struck in values equivalent to gold...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (3): 61–70.
Published: 01 September 2000
... waited for “the 1988, he became a police officer in a munici­ juniors” to emerge from the discotheques. pality of the state of Mexico; a year later he He and his partner had already gathered a joined the Preventive Police of the Federal considerable sum of money, rings, a gold District...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 91–93.
Published: 01 December 2005
... the incomparable Sumerian harp were wantonly stripped of their gold leaf. What happened next is described by Abdul Amir Hamadani, the Iraqi digger responsible for the artifact-rich district of Nasiriya (the full text of Joanne Farchakh’s important report can be found on the website of the Lebanon Daily...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (2): 68–76.
Published: 01 June 2000
... discipline are gone, never to ence. In the case of the California gold rush, return. Americans stole the wealth from Mother Americans also persisted in referring to Nature, who is very forgiving. Those parti­ the change taking place in Eastern Europe cipating...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 3–7.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... basketball player Kevin Sheppard, who played in Iran. Arvydas Sabonis, a retired NBA and Lithuanian national team basketball player, helped the Lithuanian team take bronze medals in 1992 and 1996. He also led the Soviet team to gold in 1988. Matilda Mwaba is executive director of Zambia’s...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 97.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Cartier found themselves facing the prospect of having to match in exports all the diamond rings and gold tennis bracelets it imports into the country. Instead, it announced to clients in July it would shutter its flagship store on Alvear, the elegant avenue with Parisian architecture and a dwindling...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 17 (4): 47–57.
Published: 01 December 2001
... gold,” wrote one onlooker. “No eye Moreover, despite creaks and kinks indi­ could bear more gorgeousness.” The queen- cating industrial obsolescence, and notwith­ empress responded with a simple message standing the ascent of Germany and Amer­ on the sixtieth anniversary of her reign, ica...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 39–44.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the flow of gold and silver, largely mined in Spain’s Latin American colonies, to the mints. Anyone could take gold ingots or silver tea services to a mint and, for a fee, have them made into coins. Paper notes were also privately issued and widely circulated in the early modern era. Though bills...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2013
.... Jacques Leslie journeys to the heights of Bhutan to explore these mountain tsunamis. From Tatarstan, Ronan Keenan investigates the extremist Islam creeping into the center of Russia from the North Caucasus. Next, Jonathan Ewing uncovers a welter of fraud, as he probes corrupt gold mines in the Democratic...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2014
... very existence becoming an end in itself. Across Africa and Asia, the Americas north and south, continents and peoples are all too often held hostage by forces unleashed in the name of money. It is this kaleidoscope of silver, gold, and paper, often in the magnitude of tsunamis, that we set out...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 56–69.
Published: 01 March 2018
... for The Circle and the Berlin Film Festival for Taxi . Panahi is a favorite at Cannes, where he took home the Camera d’Or for his debut The White Balloon , and the Un Certain Regard jury award for Crimson Gold . He has accomplished all this despite having had more run-ins with Iran’s Islamic government than...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 39–45.
Published: 01 June 2014
... been somewhat counterproductive? ROLET: In 1929, in the U.S. and across the globe, the banking system was so highly leveraged that it failed, and at a time the gold standard restricted certain governments from the ability to grow money supply. We don’t have the gold standard any more, but you...