In the News

John Feffer
Foreign Policy in Focus
, 5 February 2016
Botswana has avoided the economic ills of its neighbors – until now
Joschka Fischer
Project Syndicate
, 5 February 2016
The US cannot and will not resolve all global problems, but no replacement system stands ready
Roberta Rampton
Reuters
, 4 February 2016
“An attack on one faith is an attack on all”
T.N. Ninan
Business Standard
, 3 February 2016
Solar power is now cheaper than what oil would cost at $50 per barrel
John Berthelsen
Asia Sentinel
, 3 February 2016
The government blocks news of investigations in Switzerland, France, Saudi Arabia at home
Donald G. McNeil Jr, Catherine Saint Louis and Nicholas St. Fleur
The New York Times
, 2 February 2016
Research has linked the virus to birth defects in infants, Guillain-Barrê syndrome in adults
Tim Harford
Financial Times
, 1 February 2016
Big outbreaks of pollution are more newsworthy than steady progress
Rupert Wingfield-Hayes
BBC News
, 1 February 2016
Fishermen are reported to be targeting large clams that live under the reefs
Guy de Jonquieres
Nikkei Asian Review
, 29 January 2016
WTO in bind – China expects Market Economy Status in the midst of heated US presidential campaign
David Scutt
Business Insider Australia
, 29 January 2016
Japan wants banks to lend, not hold onto cash
Tom Miles, Stephanie Nebehay and Kate Kelland
Reuters
, 28 January 2016
Brazil reports almost 4,000 cases of microcephaly
Zofeen Ebrahim and Liz Ford
The Guardian
, 27 January 2016
Family planning is key to sustainable development, poverty reduction and economic growth
Mark Lowen
BBC News
, 27 January 2016
The US and the EU suggest that Turkey focus on battling the Islamic State
The New York Times
, 26 January 2016
Intervention could rally extremists, destabilize neighbors and spur a new kind of Arab Spring
Carolyn Beeler
Public Radio International
, 25 January 2016
Lead poisoning is preventable; WHO reports about 143,000 deaths each year
Robert J. Shiller
Project Syndicate
, 25 January 2016
Economists step up with research and proposed reforms to handle growing flows of refugees
Paul Laudicina
Forbes
, 22 January 2016
Inequality threatens globalization
Nayan Chanda
Businessworld
, 22 January 2016
Anti-resistant bacteria and hospital-acquired diseases threaten treatment and medical tourism
Neil Irwin
The New York Times
, 21 January 2016
Global economy is reasonably sound, but investors are nervous
Tania Cheung
New Statesman
, 20 January 2016
Such confiscation programs violate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights