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  • A Candid Take on the Middle East Peace Plan
    on February 5, 2020

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  • Africa Must Prioritise Upskilling its Unemployed Youth, Development Bank Urges
    on February 5, 2020

    MBABANE, Feb 04 (IPS) – Africa’s inability to produce adequate skills is negatively impacting its economic growth.Read the full story, “Africa Must Prioritise Upskilling its Unemployed Youth, Development Bank Urges”, on globalissues.org →

  • Misreading Clausewitz: The Enduring Relevance of On War
    on February 4, 2020

    Criticism of Clausewitz is based on a fundamental misreading of Clausewitz’ theory of war and the philosophical framework in which it is set.

  • Coping with Australia’s Surfeit of Natural Disasters & Lessons to be Learned
    on February 4, 2020

    CANBERRA, Australia, Feb 04 (IPS) – I love visiting Canberra in the summer. The air is clean. The water in lake Burley Griffin is crystal clear and the “go boats” merrily bob up and down with their wine sipping occupants while black swans frolic in peace.Read the full story, “Coping with Australia’s Surfeit of Natural Disasters & Lessons to be Learned”, on globalissues.org →

  • Financialization Increases Inequality
    on February 4, 2020

    KUALA LUMPUR and PENANG, Feb 04 (IPS) – Financialization has worsened inequality through various channels, including macroeconomic policies. For example, quantitative easing and low, if not negative interest rates have fuelled credit and asset price bubbles, while fiscal spending cuts have adversely affected those depending on government assistance.Read the full story, “Financialization Increases Inequality”, on globalissues.org →

  • Women & Girls Up Front — the Humanitarian Response in Democratic Republic of Congo
    on February 4, 2020

    GENEVA / JOHANNESBURG / KINSHASA, Feb 04 (IPS) – Eleven-year-old “Anne” went to a health facility with her mother in the conflict-affected province of Ituri, in northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. At first, she could barely tell her story.Read the full story, “Women & Girls Up Front — the Humanitarian Response in Democratic Republic of Congo”, on globalissues.org →