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02 April 2015 News Round-Up


Free markets, deadly competition and an Ethiopian choice


By Merkeb Negash Senior researcher, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ethiopia

Developmental states reject the free-market model of development because they do not have the advanced-world assets to compete on a level playing field. 4,088 more words

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Notes on Sovereignty and Compulsion from Enoch Powell

Rights and Obligations

While Powell was speaking specifically for the U.K., and in the context of European integration in both economic and political terms, his views succinctly point to lessons that the world still does not acknowledge.   401 more words


Tourism is a global force for good. It needs the best leaders at the helm

Tourism is often cited as the world’s largest industry – and for good reason. One in every 11 people worldwide is employed in the sector, which contributes about 9.5% of global GDP. 429 more words


China-driven AIIB sees currency wars heating up - Holmes

By Frank Holmes – CEO and Chief Investment officer for U.S. Global Investors -www.usfunds.com

Tuesday marked the last day that countries could submit their applications to become founding members of the new China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). 574 more words

Independent Analyis

Recap from the Case Competition Event

On March 30, we were happy to see about 30 young students sit excitedly to hear from Dr. Djordjija Petkoski and begin working on their case studies. 102 more words

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#Throwback: The GOCC privatization

After the EDSA Revolution in 1986, when the Marcoses was ousted in power, and Cory Aquino assumed the presidency, the privatization was started in the Philippines (together with the International Monetary Fund-World Bank, although Marcos approves of that before his ouster in 1986). 327 more words