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A Critical Look At a World Famous Welfare Program

Hailed by The Economist as a “much admired and emulated anti-poverty program”, the signature legislation of Brazil’s last president Lula da Silva was the Bolsa Família (Family Allowance) program. 551 more words

Economics

The World Economic Forum is erasing online traces of China's "Davos Man" Rui Chenggang after his arrest

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Few people epitomize “Davos Man”—the globe-trotting power brokers who frequent the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland and other locales—as well as Rui Chenggang. 445 more words

Happy!!

Who is the happiest in the world? We need to know these things, you know.  According to OECD : Austria, Denmark, Canada, Norway, and Switzerland are the top 5 happiest countries in the world. 176 more words

World+Policy

Panjim

Panjim is the capital city of Goa which is India’s smallest state. It was originally a coconut grove with its traditional fishing community as its first inhabitants and one of the many explanations to the origins of its name is that ‘Ponjy’ apparently means a land that never floods, an asset against climate change!  135 more words

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Mission Statement

Youth comprise a large percentage of the global population and have the potential to synergize their ideas into positive realities. The Global Shapers Panjim Hub endeavour to embody the pinnacle of exemplary achievement and responsibility, by being constantly committed to improving the state of the world by working with curiosity, passion, and accountability to each other as a team and with unyielding integrity. 55 more words

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Nigerian: Boko Haram bomb attack in the heart of the capital -- new doubts about the government amid worsening insurgency

Fire fighters try to put out a fire after a bomb exploded in a crowded shopping centre in Nigeria’s capital Abuja on June 25, 2014 (AFP Photo/) 685 more words