Wednesday, September 2, 2015
  1. Global Health & Development

    Who Will Suffer Most from Climate Change?

    Bill Gates
    Global Health & Development

    Who Will Suffer Most from Climate Change?

    9

     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. World Affairs

    Escaping the Refugee Crisis

    Peter Singer
    World Affairs

    Escaping the Refugee Crisis

    6

     urges affluent countries to give much more support to countries neighboring conflict zones.

    eu refugee crisis Kostis Ntantamis/ZumaPress

    If those who claim asylum in a nearby country were sent to a refugee camp, safe from persecution, and supported financially by aid from affluent countries, people smuggling – and deaths in transit – would be eliminated. That may not be the best solution, but it may be the most workable. READ MORE

  3. Economics

    Democratizing the Eurozone

    Yanis Varoufakis
  4. World Affairs

    The Price of European Indifference

    Bernard-Henri Lévy
    World Affairs

    The Price of European Indifference

    18

     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

  5. Economics

    Will Americans Become Poorer?

    Martin Feldstein

Focal Point

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