Sunday, October 26, 2014
  1. Ebola’s Next Frontier

    Hrishabh Sandilya
  2. Children’s Champions

    Gordon Brown

    Children’s Champions


     urges the world to support children's global movement for civil rights.

    child labor indonesia Henri Ismail/Flickr

    This year’s Nobel Peace Prize, honoring the girls' education campaigner Malala Yousafzai and children's rights activist Kailash Satyarthi, recognized a global children's civil-rights struggle. But the sad fact is that children are doing more than adults to fight for their own rights. READ MORE

  3. Ebola in America

    Abdul El-Sayed

    Ebola in America


     says that the arrival of Ebola in the US is a wake-up call not to cut public-health funding.

    Ebola drug research US Army Africa/Flickr

    Despite the arrival of Ebola in the US, a serious outbreak is unlikely to occur, thanks to the strength of the US health agencies. But budget cuts introduced over the past decade could jeopardize the fight against any future epidemic. READ MORE

  4. The End of Ebola

    Abdul Tejan-Cole

    The End of Ebola


     calls for an open-source approach to developing and deploying treatments and vaccines.

    Ebola workers Marcus Dipaola/ZumaPress

    The Ebola epidemic is threatening not only the lives of West Africans, but also the social and economic progress that their countries have made in the last decade. As health workers labor tirelessly to manage the epidemic, researchers have a limited window of opportunity to learn how to treat Ebola and prevent future outbreaks. READ MORE

  5. New Battlegrounds in Development Finance

    Nancy Alexander

    New Battlegrounds in Development Finance

    &  are skeptical about how the financing of infrastructure projects will affect developing economies.

    Brazil road pavers Thomas Sennett/Flickr

    Infrastructure financing in the developing world is relying increasingly on public-private partnerships. The new appeal of PPPs may redefine not just development economics, but also the overall relationship between rich and poor countries – though not necessarily for the better. READ MORE

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