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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 119–124.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Catarina Fernandes Martins Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 YANN CŒURU YANN CŒURU When the financial crisis hit Portugal in 2010, it marked the end of the idea that we were on the same economic footing as northern Europe. I was born during a time of “fat cows,” which...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 47–56.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Mário Soares © World Policy Institute 2014 2014 World Policy Institute For nearly two decades, Mário Soares led Portugal, first as Prime Minister, then as President. His reign, as leader of the Socialist Party, which he founded, followed 36 years of dictatorship by Antonio Salazar...
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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 (2013) 30 (1): 33–42.
Published: 01 March 2013
... holding a negative opinion of Muslims, up from 37 percent a year earlier. Glossing over past conflicts with Muslims, Spain and Portugal have actively developed political, cultural, and commercial relations with the Islamic world to ease local as well as international tensions. More Iberian politicians...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 112–122.
Published: 01 September 2015
... America. Part of the reason is that no other major powers were especially interested in any of this continent, though Spain and Portugal still kept fraternal ties with their former colonies. As soon as a canal was carved across Central America at its thinnest point in Panama, and shipping could avoid...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 87–94.
Published: 01 March 2013
... the beginnings of the adjustment of trade imbalances—the deficits of southern euro members declining in tandem with German surpluses vis-a-vis euro area partners. The export performance is now strong in Ireland, Spain, and Portugal, while labor costs have fallen. Less clearly visible, however...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 120–129.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... And though geographically in the heart of Europe, it’s not even a member of the European Union or the eurozone. Every other EU nation is growing at less than 1 percent. Indeed Greece, Hungary, Portugal, Lithuania, and Latvia are actually shrinking in population, which puts them alongside Japan, in the same...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 130.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., as a bartender I try not to psychoanalyze anyone by his or her order, but I do take special pleasure in Saddam Hussein and Benito Mussolini’s drinks of choice. Mateus, a medium-sweet frizzante rosé that once made up 40 percent of Portugal’s total wine export before wine coolers and white zinfandel elbowed...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (3): 45–51.
Published: 01 September 2003
... at the countries known project. Not to be outdone and even more as the “poor four”: Ireland, Greece, Spain, vehemently, President Hugo Chavez of and Portugal. Member states draw on this Venezuela has called the pact “the cauldron development aid for programs that they co­ of hell itself.” In a more...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (1): 95–99.
Published: 01 March 2005
... faith in the democratic vocation of ordinary ried out in an authoritarian transition— as people, Fareed Zakaria at times seems to in Spain, Chile, Indonesia, South Korea, have too little. Elections are the sacraments Singapore, Taiwan, and Portugal. A desir­ of free government, offering...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 76–87.
Published: 01 June 2002
... from which future 1859, with Portugal taking the eastern half U .N . missions would do well to learn. and the Dutch the western. While the U n t a e t ’s very name— United Nations Dutch pulled out soon after the Second Transitional Administration in East Timor World War...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Galietti on Italy, Steven Erlanger on Scotland, and Andrey Babitskiy on Russia, where half the population falls within the commonly accepted boundaries, if not the bureaucracy of Europe. For our Conversation, World Policy Journal travels to Lisbon to snag the lion of European socialism—Portugal’s...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2013
... correspondent Marvine Howe, from her perch in Portugal, uncovers the role of Muslims on the Iberian Peninsula—those who are staying and especially those who are leaving. For our Conversation, we talk with billionaire Mo Ibrahim, the Sudanese telecom pioneer whose enterprises and eponymous foundation traverse...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 61–71.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., “gold-plating” the directive with additional burdens, and straying from the ideals of the single market. finland and portugal have both been taken to court for breaching eu standards on driving licenses . Poor transposition and enforcement can lead to incongruous fights pitting one...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2012
... long had a fraught relationship—from Europe’s first penetration of the so-called “Dark Continent” by 15th century explorers to the colonial era when a host of western powers—Britain, France, Belgium, Germany, Portugal, and Spain—sent their legions and traders to conquer and enslave. Even today...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 119–126.
Published: 01 March 2011
.... On March 26, 1995, the Schengen Agreement was ratified and came into effect—all travelers between Belgium, Germany, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain, and Portugal could move freely without ever showing their passports, without any border controls. The rest of Europe would eventually be brought...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 113–122.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of Europe have been taken over by the newly resurgent far right. Especially surprising is that some of the areas hardest hit by rampant unemployment—much of Spain, Italy, and the northern half of Portugal, have shifted quite abruptly from the far left to the far right. And often, this shift has taken place...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 74–84.
Published: 01 December 2012
... plays out. Several eurozone countries are in recession. Ireland and Portugal have joined Greece in taking bailouts; Spain and Cyprus are on the brink of doing so; Italian debt casts a long shadow; even Germany, the EU’s powerhouse, posted an anemic growth of 0.3 percent in the second quarter of 2012...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 26–31.
Published: 01 September 2015
... events in an educational every city block, but if we as a species ever campaign with reach across Europe. Simi- forget how to stretch our food—particu- lar initiatives have taken root in the United larly as our global population multiplies Kingdom, Portugal, Ethiopia, Zambia, and lives longer than...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 9–13.
Published: 01 June 2015
... In 2014, Denmark got 43 percent of its electricity from the wind. Portugal and Spain each got over 20 percent, and Ireland got 19 percent of its electricity from wind power. Indeed, on some days wind power supplied half of Ireland’s electricity. During several days in August 2014, electricity generated...
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