COMMENTARY

Wedding Costs Predict How Long a Marriage Lasts

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On April 9th, 2022, Nicola Peltz the daughter of billionaire Nelson Peltz and super-model Claudia Heffner, married Brooklyn Beckham, son of pop star-turned-designer Victoria, and former England footballing star David, in a glittering wedding ceremony. Elle Magazine declared,...

Us Should Support Peace Talks Between Russia and Ukraine to End War

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Jeffrey D. Sachs is a world-renowned economics professor, bestselling author, innovative educator, and global leader in sustainable development. He is a University Professor at Columbia University, Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at...

Developing Countries Should Invest in Research & Development

Investing in technology and research and development (R&D) is an important driver of the economic growth of developing countries, as it can create a solid foundation for long-term prosperity. As Paul Romer discusses in his seminal work...

China will survive a pandemonium of surging infections to vindicate its “dynamic-zero” Covid strategy

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Having suffered or criticized China’s draconian “dynamic-zero Covid” policy for three years, all countries and peoples, not least China’s own citizens, are thrown off guard by a wildfire of infections following Beijing’s dramatic U-turn,...

Emissions by Global Meat and Dairy Companies

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Animal agriculture currently accounts for around 14.5% of the total GHG emissions in the world. Besides the emissions problem, there is also the issue of dairy and meat industries contributing to water shortage, especially...

Save the elephants

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Last week a barasingha strayed into a field in Panchkula. She ate a ball of wheat only to find it was a homemade bomb and her jaw and throat were blasted off. Passersby saw her...

Why is Multilateralism in disarray?

In his seminal paper entitled "Multilateralism: the Anatomy of an Institution," John Gerard Ruggie defines multilateralism as an institutional arrangement that facilitates coordination among three or more states based on "generalized" principles of conduct....

Nicola Bulley and the psychology of when people go missing – is this the...

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In the UK, on 27th January, Nicola Bulley, disappeared while walking her dog by a river in Lancashire, England. The story was widely covered in the British press and media. including BBC News. The mortgage adviser...

Relationship Between Cow and Krishna

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Krishna’s relationship with cows is the ultimate bond between man and animal. They are not his “pets”. He does not love them because they are beautiful, pedigreed, provide milk. He does not even attribute...





Editor's Choice

Beyond the Age of Hegemony

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In the 16th century, Spain became the first global empire. By the 19th century, Britain became a global hegemon. After World War II, the US took over as the new global hegemon. Now...

How India Is Going Beyond Safety Nets to Economic Empowerment

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The evolution of welfare states from the Bismarckian model to contemporary iterations represents a broadening of perspectives on the state's role in social welfare...

What the FIFA World Cup can teach us about how to...

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Soccer is the most popular sport on the planet (outside of the United States), and the FIFA World Cup is thus possibly the largest...

Us Should Support Peace Talks Between Russia and Ukraine to End...

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Jeffrey D. Sachs is a world-renowned economics professor, bestselling author, innovative educator, and global leader in sustainable development. He is a University Professor at...