Pessimism Amid Plenty

Commentary from Project Syndicate BY MICHAEL SPENCE While there is no shortage of challenges facing economies and societies today, they

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The Social Media Threat to Society and Security

Commentary from Project Syndicate BY GEORGE SOROS It takes significant effort to assert and defend what John Stuart Mill called

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Trump Breaks Nuclear Taboos, Strives For Supremacy

Global Geopolitics Net – IDN InDepthNews By Daryl G. Kimball and Kingston A. Reif Daryl G. Kimball is Executive Director of

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Progressivism, the establishment and ultraconservatism in Colombia

This article first appeared on openDemocracy BY JERÓNIMO RÍOS SIERRA 20 February 2018 Presidential elections will be held in Colombia in May 2018.

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Premier quitting and state of emergency signal urgent need for reform in Ethiopia

Yohannes Gedamu, Georgia Gwinnett College Hailemariam Desalegn, the Prime Minister of Ethiopia has become the first Ethiopian leader to relinquish

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Forced disappearances are on the rise as human rights violators cover their tracks

Rodwan Abouharb, UCL It seems the global campaign to protect human rights has had an unexpected side-effect: governments are changing

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Robots, Unemployment … and Immigrants

Global Geopolitics Net – IPS For every industrial robot introduced into the workforce, six jobs are eliminated. By Roberto Savio

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Strife and Stagnation: The Impact of Peru’s Political Turmoil

Originally published on COHA By Ben Tannenbaum,  Extramural Contributor at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs To download a PDF of this

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The Eight Criminal Armies Supporting Venezuela’s Maduro Administration

Originally Published on InSight Crime Analysis Written by Venezuela Investigative Unit of InSight Crime   The editor of one of Venezuela’s most

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