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Institutional Reform

ONE ON ONE: Niall Ferguson On The Great Degeneration: How Politicians Are Failing Us

Katherine Keating | Posted 06.15.2014 | World
Katherine Keating

niall ferguson "There's a lot of anger out there, there's a lot of frustration. One minute people are bored and apathetic, the next minute they're in the streets burning cars. We are seeing that already in some European cities, it's really urgent that we change the conversation in such a way that young people start to listen instead of just assuming, 'Ah, this doesn't apply to me, it's all bullshit.'"

More Than 20 Cents: The Politics of Change in Brazil

T.A. Ridout | Posted 09.10.2013 | World
T.A. Ridout

Bus fares have been reduced in cities across Brazil, but the protests were never just about bus fare. They were about public services, corruption, and the framework of Brazil's democratic system. All three are intertwined. The protests have since calmed, but it is unlikely that they are finished.

Fostering Democracy in the Middle East Through Entrepreneurship

John Sullivan | Posted 05.13.2012 | World
John Sullivan

For the justice that the Middle East wants to arrive, entrepreneurship must be at the center of plans to bolster and remake economies around the region. But what happens when the rules are rigged and existing institutions favor the already enriched?