Thursday, September 3, 2015
  1. Global Health & Development

    Who Will Suffer Most from Climate Change?

    Bill Gates
    Global Health & Development

    Who Will Suffer Most from Climate Change?

    16

     proposes adaptation measures for those who will suffer most from hotter temperatures.

    rural road Ian Cumming/ZumaPress

    For the world’s poorest farmers, life is a high-wire act: Just one stroke of bad fortune – a drought, a flood, or an illness – is enough for them to tumble deeper into poverty and hunger. And now climate change is set to add a fresh layer of risk to their lives, highlighting the need for effective adaptation measures. READ MORE

  2. Economics

    Puerto Rico in Crisis

    Anne Krueger
    Economics

    Puerto Rico in Crisis

    3

     says that the US and the island's government both bear responsibility for the deepening crisis.

    Puerto Rico flag Arnold Drapkin/ZumaPress

    Unlike Greece, Puerto Rico is not a country, which means that it is ineligible for multilateral financing; but nor is it a US state. This arrangement, though advantageous in some respects, also implies serious obstacles to the restoration of growth that the island so desperately needs. READ MORE

  3. Business & Finance

    Getting Bank Culture Right

    Jean-Claude Trichet
  4. Economics

    Democratizing the Eurozone

    Yanis Varoufakis
  5. World Affairs

    The Price of European Indifference

    Bernard-Henri Lévy
    World Affairs

    The Price of European Indifference

    25

     warns that, if the migration debate does not change, it is not only the refugees who will suffer.

    europe migrant crisis Kostis Ntantamis/ZumaPress

    Europe’s migration debate has taken a disturbing turn, propelled by a multitude of myths, manipulations, and blatant lies. The consequences will be devastating, not only for the people desperately trying to escape oppression, terror, and massacre, but also for Europe itself. READ MORE

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