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Brexit and London’s Role as an Islamic Banking Hub: Is the Glass Half Empty, or Half Full?

August 2, 2016

By Sohail Jaffer Regardless of the shocking referendum result, there are reasons for optimism about the UK’s role as a hub for Islamic finance in a

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Xenophobia in the UK

July 13, 2016

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Post-Brexit Africa

July 1, 2016

World Politics

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The Duterte Whirlwind: The Reawakening of the Philippines

August 22, 2016

By Dan Steinbock The new Philippine president is waging a tough drug war, pushing economic growth domestically and greater pragmatism in foreign policy that

International Relations

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Race and Imperialism

August 5, 2016

From the Editors   The South China Sea, Libya again, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Turkey; terror attacks in Europe, America, Africa and even Australia.

Global Capital Markets

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Usury in the 21st Century

June 28, 2016

By Richard Westra Neoliberal deregulation commencing in the closing decades of the 20th century put into play a global financial system which operates as a

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Middle East & Africa

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Erdoğan’s Coup: Purging Domestic Critics, Gaining External Allies

August 8, 2016

By James Petras Faced with enemies and adversaries at home and overseas, Erdoğan decided on a dual strategy of improving his ties abroad, especially his links

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Post-Brexit Africa

July 1, 2016

China

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China’s Devastating Floods: From Adaptation to Mitigation

July 28, 2016

By Dan Steinbock     After weeks of torrential rain across central and southern China, the mainland has suffered from a series of devastating floods. As

Global economy

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The Duterte Whirlwind: The Reawakening of the Philippines

August 22, 2016

By Dan Steinbock The new Philippine president is waging a tough drug war, pushing economic growth domestically and greater pragmatism in foreign policy that

Business & Innovation

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The Rise of Uber and the Sharing Economy

July 30, 2016

By Jared Meyer The sharing economy clearly benefits workers and consumers. So why does opposition to innovative business models persist? The answer: entrenched

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The Brand Trump

April 25, 2016

Climate Change & Society

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From the “Tragedy of the Commons” to the Tragedy of Enclosures

August 2, 2016

By Olivier De Schutter and Katharina Pistor If the enclosures movement that swept through England in the 18th century was the general rehearsal, the play has

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Xenophobia in the UK

July 13, 2016

Asia

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The Duterte Whirlwind: The Reawakening of the Philippines

August 22, 2016

By Dan Steinbock The new Philippine president is waging a tough drug war, pushing economic growth domestically and greater pragmatism in foreign policy that