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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 20–21.
Published: 01 March 2016
... In 2012, prior to the London Olympics, Prime Minister David Cameron said London was “probably the most diverse city in the world.” Unlike many other metropolitan areas, where nonwhite populations form stark rings around a city, London at first glance may not seem geographically divided...
World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 3–8.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Douglas Murphy Copyright © 2018 World Policy Institute 2018 FRED ROMERO FRED ROMERO Before the 2012 Olympics, most Londoners would not have even known about the area, a forgotten wilderness of industrial detritus and overgrown canals, apart from those few who still worked...
Published: 01 September 2013
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 31–35.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Eddie Bruce-Jones Oury Jalloh, an asylum-seeker from Sierra Leone, burned to death chained to a mattress in a German holding cell. Eddie Bruce-Jones , a senior legal lecturer at University of London’s Birkbeck College School of Law, writes that the myriad mistakes in the investigation...
World Policy Journal (2007) 24 (3): 83–88.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... Edward Crankshaw, the distinguished Sovietologist, writing in the London Observer, described it as “the most interesting thing to come out of official Moscow since the fall of Khrushchev fourteen years ago.” It was the cover story in The Economist. This time, if less threatening, he seemed just...
World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 93–99.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Laleh Khalili From the Napoleonic era to the present day, waging war has gone hand in hand with building roads. Laleh Khalili, politics professor at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London, describes how both U.S. forces in Afghanistan and Israeli authorities...
World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 14–18.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Owen Hatherley The Northern Powerhouse is an ambitious-sounding plan to revitalize the north of England and create a unified region to rival London. Architectural critic and author Owen Hatherley, however, contends that the Conservative Party’s development strategy mistakenly treats the north...
in 24-Hour Party People: How Britain’s New Age Traveler movement defined a zeitgeist > World Policy Journal
Published: 01 March 2018
A demonstrator protests the eviction of residents and shopkeepers in Wanstead, east London, in 1994. The buildings were set to be demolished to make way for a road. MATTHEW SMITH A demonstrator protests the eviction of residents and shopkeepers in Wanstead, east London, in 1994. The buildings More
World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 9–15.
Published: 01 June 2012
... sounds on the evening of August 4 to set the fastest men in the world surging down the track at the Olympic Stadium in London, much of the world will be watching. For the shrinking, but still significant, slice of population that remains immune to the increasingly pervasive global reach of sport...
World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 94–105.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Katie Engelhart Katie Engelhart is a London-based writer and editor. She currently works as Maclean’s Europe correspondent, where she writes regularly on historical topics. She studied modern European history at Cornell University and Oxford University. © World Policy Institute 2012...
World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 86–107.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Khadija Sharife © World Policy Institute 2015 2015 World Policy Institute London—James Carter, an investor who sank over $100,000 in several distressed ‘‘assets’’—carbon credits, land, palm oil—believes the companies had at least the appearance of legitimacy, or so the brokers...
World Policy Journal (2001) 17 (4): 47–57.
Published: 01 December 2001
... a century ago, from the Arno to the City of London immense investor lever the Neva, one could always find Alice’s Aben- age in global financial markets.6 teur im Wunderland, or Le Aventure d!Alice nel Beyond money and battleships, imperial Paese Meraviglie (illustrated by Giovanni Britain...
World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (1): 13–23.
Published: 01 March 2001
... the safety of big international banks in tions. These are known as “correspondent New York, London, or Zurich, it has been banks” for the big banks that actually hold scrubbed sufficiently clean. The profits of the money. The Senate subcommittee found the private banking divisions are fattened major...
World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (3): 147–150.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., Pensées Could any infidel contrive a better argument for the heartless malevolence of the Almighty than the grief inflicted by God’s more zealous disciples? The question became immediate and personal when my wife and I visited London this summer seeking archival enlighten ment about the West’s...
World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 14–19.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Stanley Pignal Stanley Pignal is the banking editor at The Economist . © World Policy Institute 2014 2014 World Policy Institute Photo: Marco Kalmann LONDON—One of the cornerstones of Marxist-Leninist thinking is that the state should control the “commanding...
World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 97–106.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Alvin Y.H. Cheung After the Tiananmen Square Massacre and the right of abode debacle, “The Melancholy Hong Konger” declared the Hong Kong public at least knew the true faces of both Beijing and London. Twenty-five years later, history has come full circle. Lee, the democratic pioneer of the late...
World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (1): 79–87.
Published: 01 March 2005
... administrations in London, Dublin, tory and the climate of fear. Maurice Hayes, and Washington. The result is a structure a columnist for the Irish Independent and a surely durable enough to survive the IRA’s veteran peacemaker puts it well: “Through disturbing recent violations: an apparently out...
World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 13–20.
Published: 01 June 2002
.... It should be based on colonial self- The Meaning of Imperialism government, in which the colonial governor This brings us back to the nineteenth-cen appointed from London should place the tury British colonial secretary who wanted same largely honorific role...
World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 25–34.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., this devourer of capitalism is leaving office having honorably participated in the most auspicious moment in the history of capitalism. For some this means little, for some nothing. For me, it means everything that this is happening—not in Frankfurt, not in London, not in New York, but in São Paulo. It's on our...
World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 21–25.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., at the gates of his elementary school in north London. “Why is he not taking me to school like the other children?” It’s not an easy question for her to answer. Explaining to a child that the government doesn’t think you earn enough for the family to be together can’t be pleasant. Muhado says she has run...