Politics and Current Events : The Frontal Cortex

Wednesday, 2. December 2009

A new paper by Paola Giuliano, an economist at UCLA, and Antonio Spilimbergo, an economist at the International Monetary Fund, looks at how severe recessions, depressions and other “macroeconomic shocks” influence the political beliefs …

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The politics of climate change: Waiting for Copenhagen | East Asia …

Sunday, 29. November 2009

Author: Stephen Howes, ANU In the second assessment report of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), back in 1995, the scientists of the world.

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Iran Defiant After U.N. Body Calls for Closure of Nuclear Facility …

Friday, 27. November 2009

The board of the UN’s International Atomic Energy Agency censured Iran on Friday, with 25 nations supporting a resolution demanding that Tehran clos.

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The Politics of Surrender / ISN

Monday, 2. November 2009

Sudanese rebel leader Abu Garda’s move to surrender himself to the International Criminal Court for a pre-trial charges hearing is full of political traps that may not translate into a victory for justice, Séverine Koen comments for ISN …

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Obama Should Have Turned It Down – Jack & Jill Politics

Friday, 9. October 2009

“Obama has as President created a new climate in international politics . Multilateral diplomacy has regained a central position, with emphasis on the role that the United Nations and other international institutions can play. …

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Economist's View: Paul Krugman: The Politics of Spite

Monday, 5. October 2009

Why have Republicans positioned themselves as defenders of Medicare?: The Politics of Spite, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: There was what President Obama likes to call a teachable moment last week, when the International …

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Axelrod: 'Politics' sank Obama's Olympics effort | Washington Examiner

Friday, 2. October 2009

Top White House adviser David Axelrod says ” politics ” played a key role in the International Olympic Committee’s decision to reject President Obama’s appeal in support of Chicago’s bid to host the 2016 Olympics.

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The Brown Daily Herald – Tense debate erupts over Honduran politics

Thursday, 1. October 2009

Joseph, speaking alongside City Councilman Miguel Luna, described their week-long stay in Honduras after the coup at an event sponsored by the Latin@ Political Group, the International Socialist Club and the Rhode Island Mobilization …

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