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The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Finance

Risk-taking is after all what you would expect from entrepreneurs, many of whom have not just made huge fortunes but also lost them in spectacular bankruptcies. The real shock was to discover the extent to which banking had evolved into a special case of state-subsidized capitalism that underwrites one-way bets..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Terrorism

‘Terrorism has decreased over the past decade. What has increased, on the other hand, is the investment and activity of counterterrorism..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Maoists, militias and mafias

Governments often speak of ‘poverty’ or‘deprivation’ as among the root causes of terrorism. There is muchrhetoric about addressing basic issues, which, it is believed, createfertile terrain for fundamentalists and extremists.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Laughter in Kabul

If I got a pound for every time someone asked me to take care as Italked about visiting Kabul I’d be a millionaire by now. I do promiseto take good care of myself, and I mean it, but as soon as I reach mycityof birth I feelsafer than ever. This safety is not logical, ofcourse, because statisticallyKabul is getting more and more dangerouswith the rising number of suicide bombings, kidnappings and armedrobberies.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Saramago

I used to think that the political novel died in 1948, with thepublication of George Orwell’s ‘1984’. His precise destination may nothave been reached by 1984, but the direction of travel was similar.Then, at the end of history, politics became a profession - and storiesare, after all, about people, not quantity surveying.…

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Malala Yousafzai is another innocent target

Syed Hamad Ali says the 14-year-old campaigner shot in Pakistan is among hundreds of civilian victims.…

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The No-Nonsense Guide to Human Rights

'Given the 1 billion hungry people in the world today and the need to increase global food production by 50% by 2050 under increasingly challenging conditions, you don’t have to be a greenie to lose sleep over climate change.'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Africa betrayed

International intervention does nothing to help – even promises of aid are unfulfilled.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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When colour is a crime

A trip through passport control is enough for Leah Williams to see that all Britons are not treated equally.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Buddhists at loggerheads

‘It’s tooconfusing for me,’ I heard a student confessing outside Oxford’s Sheldonian Theatre. To theright was a group of Tibetan exiles with their brightly coloured flags, here togreet the Dalai Lama on the Oxford leg of his UK tour.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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