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Published: 01 September 2017
My daughter Yara stands in small riverside structure in a Jubail Industrial City park. My daughters tell me, “Mama, I never want to get married. I just want to have kids, like you.” They’ve watched me endure a tiresome 10-year struggle for a divorce, and now have a negative view of marriage. My More
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Published: 01 September 2017
Sura and Yara ride a scooter in their neighborhood in Jubail Industrial City. We can’t drive cars in Saudi, as women, but we can drive scooters. I’m lucky I have two daughters. Sura and Yara understand each other—and me. If I had one, she’d feel lonely. If I had a son, I don’t think I’d be as good More
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (1): 39-44.
Published: 01 March 2001
...William D. Hartung Copyright © 2001 World Policy Institute 2001 W illiam D . H artung is the president’s fellow a t the W orld Policy Institute an d director o f the institute’s Arms Trade Resource Center. Eisenhower’s Warning The Military-Industrial Complex...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 44-45.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 MAP ROOM INDUSTRY AND VIOLENCE AGAINST INDIGENOUS WOMEN Oil and gas extraction, mining, logging, and hydroelectric development draw large numbers of men to Indigenous lands, o en leaving women vulnerable to violence. World Policy Journal...
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World Policy Journal (2010) 27 (4): 111-118.
Published: 01 December 2010
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 77-81.
Published: 01 June 2016
... foreign exchange earnings and almost half of its government revenue. According to De Beers, the diamond industry directly accounts for one in 20 jobs in the country. But the connections between De Beers and Botswana’s economy run even deeper. In 2013, the relocation of a De Beers aggregation center...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 97-98.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Jeff Kelly Lowenstein; Raymond Joseph For the past year, a network of journalists from Africa, Australia, Europe, Latin America, and the United States have been investigating the global lottery industry. Jeff Kelly Lowenstein and Raymond Joseph discuss the misspending, tax avoidance, and fraud they...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 65-71.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Viet Thanh Nguyen World Policy Journal speaks with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen, who criticizes an “industry of memory” that creates and bolsters a single version of history. Hollywood, the Vietnamese-American author says, is a “very powerful propaganda ministry” that seduces...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 39-45.
Published: 01 June 2013
...? What is it like in these factories? Nazma Akter: Our industry started in the early 1980s. That’s when the workers started coming in from the countryside. The salaries were low, and working conditions and a lot of other issues were not addressed. In 1986, when I was 11 years old, I began working...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 5-10.
Published: 01 June 2016
... become the seat of the municipal government; Tianjin will be a hub of high-end manufacturing and technology; and Hebei is slated to be a national test site for upgrading manufacturing industries with new technologies. One aim of this plan is to bring jobs and money to Hebei, a province with 73...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 46-53.
Published: 01 December 2012
... oil industry. Multinational oil companies in Nigeria operate the oil industry jointly with the federal government, whose majority stake should come with an equivalent share of the burden of conducting business with modern technologies to avoid pollution. All too often, however, the government has...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 16-25.
Published: 01 June 2013
... an assembly line while within its shadows in a nearby slum, two men were trying to balance industrial cable on an old bicycle en route to a construction site. Emerging economies are poised on the cusp of an unprecedented opportunity to leapfrog decades of changes in technologies and business...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 100-112.
Published: 01 June 2014
... year prior to 3/11. All nuclear power was shut down after the disaster of 3/11. Some nuclear plants were immediately shut down; others were gradually shut down over the next few months. By January 2012, the nuclear industry was a tiny proportion of all energy in Japan. There was even a time in 2012...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 14-18.
Published: 01 June 2016
... killed, but the city council used the opportunity to remodel a rather forbidding, monolithic area of office blocks and shopping malls into something new, cultured, and continental. This development was the centerpiece of a project to turn the rainy post-industrial city into the “Barcelona of the North...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 88-97.
Published: 01 September 2013
... 2013 World Policy Institute DHAKA, Bangladesh—Color floods the main roads of this mega-city’s industrial belt. Saffron scarves flutter in the hot, dusty wind, billowing against green and fuchsia salwar kameez —products of the textile mills that line these streets for miles. A sea of people...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (1): 37-44.
Published: 01 March 2006
...). If tion, we should stop comparing apples (the China’s GDP grows at an average 8 percent mature industrial country economies) with annual rate for the next 30 years, it will oranges (the economies of what used to be reach $17.1 trillion, or a third more than called the underdeveloped...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (2): 43-50.
Published: 01 June 2003
... sell their corn in EU countries, and accord­ magazine, “I don’t think there are any par­ ing to the U.S. corn industry had lost a bil­ ticular heroes or villains in this whole thing, lion dollars in exports. At the end of May it’s just a balls-up.”7 this year, the United States filed the equiva­...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 29-37.
Published: 01 December 2005
... We often forget that Emerging Markets 5 50 55 poverty was the human Industrial Countries 95 75 45 living standard for most Life Expectancy (years) of recorded history. Until Emerging Markets...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (2): 51-58.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., industry, and wealth, combined has spread to both advanced and developing with the emergence of powerful monopolies, societies, albeit with some accompanying created the need for governmental oversight difficulties, and with adaptations to suit to protect the public: trains could not be local...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 65-77.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Khadija Sharife; John Grobler Khadija Sharife, an investigative journalist and researcher on financial opacity and extractive industries, is the author of Tax Us If You Can: Africa (Pambazuka), pan-African editor at the Forum for African Investigative Reporters, and board member of the...