Afghan National Army soldiers take a break during an operation in Alingar District, Laghman province. (Credit: DVIDSHUB/Flickr)

A new strategy for Afghanistan

Efforts to transform overnight insecure and destitute societies into liberal democracies with free-market economies, predominant private sectors, and independent central banks have been most...
No worries at Moritzplatz U-Bahn station in Berlin, September 2017. (Credit: Joel Schalit/Flickr)

Inequality under globalisation: A reprise

It is reasonable to begin a review of modern texts on inequality with Rousseau, who distinguished between ‘natural’ inequalities of strength and talent, necessarily...
Thousands of people demonstrate in Madrid to protect public pensions; February 2017. (Credit: Adolfo Lujan/Flickr)

Pensions: Risking the twentieth century’s biggest social gain

The global financial crisis and its aftermath in the past decade have resulted in inadequate retirement coverage for many. Privatised, savings-based, or ‘funded’ pension...
Changes in paradigms?

A Post-Liberal World?

After Brexit and the victory of Donald Trump, the liberal world seems to lie in tatters: economic globalisation is in retreat while among the...
The One Belt, One Road initiative: On the way to a multipolar world order. (Credit: Lyn Gateley/Flickr)

The Silk Order: A philosophical perspective

The most significant phenomenon in the world around the turn of the new millennium is arguably the rise of China. Along with its fast...
EUCommission

Terrorism and counterterrorism in the EU

This report provides an overview of the European Union’s (EU’s) counterterrorism strategy before and after the 9/11 attacks, which marked a major shift in...
monetary policy

Monetary policy for inclusive and sustainable development

This paper seeks to critically evaluate the restrictive monetary policy stance generally recommended by the IMF, and provide a framework for monetary policy for...
Mass protests against corruption in Brazil. Rio, June 2013. (Credit: Sebástian Freire/Flickr)

Vertical barbarism: The new wave

Our era is closely connected with the ‘digital revolution’ that has irreversibly extended humanity’s capacity for progress. This is especially clear when one compares...
From domination to dialogue. (Credit: Rawpixel.com/Bigstock)

The Quest for Change: From Domination to Dialogue

This paper explores the distinction between domination and dialogue. It analyses dialogical philosophy, mainly in the works of Mikhail Bakhtin and some other contemporary...
Glass art symbols of USSR

The rise and fall of socialism

Socialist Taxonomy The term ‘socialism’ is relatively recent, appearing for the first time some 200 years ago in 1827 in the Co-operative Magazine...

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