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Russia – Moving Borders Politely

Vladimir Putin’s index finger is hovering over

British Referenda and Europe: Patience Is a Conquering Virtue

Afflicted by a veritable referendum craze, Britain

African Governments Invest in Skills in Sciences, Engineering, and Technology

President Macky Sall of Senegal launches a new Regional Scholarship and Innovative Fund in Johannesburg, South Africa, in June 2015.

Alisher Usmanov: A Likeable Oligarch

Billionaire Alisher Usmanov is a Russian oligarch with a twist. Mostly known for his thirty percent stake in Arsenal FC,

Enhancing Integration, Unlocking Investment in West Africa

West Africa is stepping up efforts to integrate regional economies and improve the investment climate with the support of the

The Proposals from Greece: Prospects for a Deal Improve Dramatically

New economic proposals submitted by Greece on Monday have been welcomed by euro zone leaders and financial markets around the

Ma Yansong: The Modular Rhythms of Human Experience

“This guy should not be allowed to practice architecture.” Just one reaction, not atypical, to the biophilic designs of Chinese

Tawakkol Karman: Nobody’s Pawn

The lady speaks her mind and would appreciate an opportunity to do so without getting harassed – or silenced –

Playing with Fire: Greek Tragedy Reaches Climax

As the Greek tragedy nears its climax – now scheduled for next Thursday – European stock and bond markets took

Principles for Responsible Investment: Fiduciary Duty – Coming of Age

Unfortunately, fiduciary duty can be a contested term when it comes to investments, with different legal interpretations in countries around

Climate Change: Good Luck with That

Rather than a complot against the planet and its inhabitants, capitalism in its present form – much maligned but little

Quantitative Easing: Another Shot for the Caffeine Junkie

Early in March, the European Central Bank (ECB) announced its intention to flood the market with about €1.1 trillion in

Jeremy Howard: Make Way for the Smart Machine

Uber cabbies may have built their careers on modern technology, their job prospect is none too bright all the same.

IFC: The Art and Science of Benefits Sharing

Non-renewable natural resource projects – that is oil, gas, and minerals – are usually seen as part of a nation’s