Current Economic Development is Unsustainable. How Can We Reverse this Trend?

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By Jacques Prescott In 1987, with the publication of the Brundtland report, the world was confronted once again with the dire reality of a collapsing...

Exaggerated Alarm and Destructive Excursions: Anti-Proliferation Policy and The Case of North Korea

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By John Mueller The consequences of nuclear proliferation have been substantially benign: those who have acquired the weapons have “used” them simply to stoke their...

Nuclear Power and Public Fear in the Era of Climate Change

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By Scott Montgomery To discuss nuclear power requires discussion of public anxiety, particularly fear of radiation. Such fear exaggerates levels of actual risk and poses...

What Do We Know About Mass Shootings?

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By Frederic Lemieux In this article, the author examines key elements defining mass shootings and the evolution of definitions over time. The article also scrutinises...

Is Inequality a Clear Infringement of the Human Right to Health?

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By Claudio Schuftan Inequality in health is a morally significant fact in itself. Yet the current status of health inequality trends among and within countries...

Rich but Poor Africa: Can Agriculture Help Tackle Its Looming Food Crisis?

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By Hamlet Hlomendlini As populations rise, food demand goes up and not everybody might be ready. In this article, economist Hamlet Hlomendlini sheds lights...

Is Brexit a Neo-Liberal Coup Against 45 Years of Life-Protective Law and Regulation?

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By John McMurtry The European Union’s rule of life-protective law is never really seen on media’s coverages and public discussions. In this article, Dr. McMurtry...

Wikipedia as Illustration of the Truth-Seeking Rationale for Freedom of Expression

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By Mark Cenite Empirical evidence for the truth-seeking rationale for freedom of expression – the assertion that truth prevails in a free marketplace of ideas...

What Debates About International Trade and Competition Often Ignore

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By Sarita D. Jackson  Current US protectionist policy proposals respond to the idea that international trade harms the manufacturing sector. Such a response ignores the...

How the Belt and Road Could Change the 21st Century

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By Dan Steinbock                                         Until recently, globalisation was led by the West and benefitted only a few advanced economies. After China’s three decades of rapid growth,...

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