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The New Development Agenda

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The Sustainable Development Goals, recently agreed at the UN, will guide global development efforts for the next 15 years. Will the new agenda replicate the success of the just-completed Millennium Development Goals, or do the SDGs ask too much of developing countries?

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    European Colonialism in Africa Is Alive

    Stelios Michalopoulos & Elias Papaioannou

    A proper reckoning with the past is long overdue for Europe's former colonial powers. But while toppling statues may be justified, it is more important for Europeans to understand how the political, economic, and social legacy of colonialism still operates today.

    trace the ongoing social, economic, and political consequences of the centuries-long exploitation of Africa.
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