Power to the People

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November 11, 2011

Does globalization hijack democratic choice or thrive on it? Hancock asks, as Grecians protest.


Irrational Pessimism

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August 13, 2011

Chaotic stock markets, spiralling debt crises, weakening growth, rioting in the streets – the steady drum beat of bad news has been so overwhelming lately that it’s easy to forget that we are likely entering the most dramatic period of material progress in human history. Even amid the current gloom and doom, the International Monetary […]

Peace Can Be Dangerous

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June 20, 2011

I feel privileged to be in such creative company—and really look forward to seeing what our roundtable dialogue produces. I also feel a little guilty discussing Canadian foreign policy because I’m a long-term exile – having spent almost fifteen years working at the Geneva-based WTO, as well as with the IMF and the World Bank. […]