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North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - July 20

Posted by Kent Boydston on July 20, 2017 at 9:51am 0 Comments

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International Economics

Stephan Haggard: Lawrence and Sallye Krause Distinguished Professor at the University of California, San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy

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July 20 – Knowing Where the Bodies Are Buried

July 19 – Sanctions, Sanctions and…

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#claenenergyrevolution

Posted by Nduhura Julius on July 16, 2017 at 10:21am 1 Comment

#the clean energy revolution

Using clean, renewable energy is one of the most important actions we should take to reduce the impact of effects caused by climate change to the environment. Some of the clean energies include hydropower, wind power, solar energy, geothermal energy and bio energy. Electricity production is our number one source of greenhouse gases, more than all of our driving and flying combined and clean energy reduces harmful smog, toxic buildups in our air and water, and the impacts caused by coal mining and gas extraction. Clean energy also means biomass to bio gas (cow manure, crop stubble or any organic material), bio fuels used in heating and to run engines. Clean energy means clean water, a solar pump brings water to the village and saves women and children hours otherwise would be spent walking. Clean energy means clean sanitation, In waste digesters biogas can be captured for useable cooking fuel.

Clean energy is essential for…

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North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - July 13

Posted by Kent Boydston on July 13, 2017 at 10:41am 0 Comments

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International Economics

Stephan Haggard: Lawrence and Sallye Krause Distinguished Professor at the University of California, San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy

Weekly Roundup

July 13 – Moon Jae-in’s Berlin Speech

July 12 – Crucial Silences

July 11 –…

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Carnegie Council Internship Openings

Posted by Carnegie Council on July 12, 2017 at 11:46am 0 Comments

Carnegie Council's internship program provides an exciting opportunity for students interested in international relations to experience the inner workings of an organization exploring the ethical dimensions of international affairs. During the September–June program year, interns will have the opportunity to attend the Council’s numerous high-profile lectures and discussions, featuring leading experts and practitioners in international affairs. Preference is given to graduate students.

Interns are recruited year-round on a semester basis and all internships are filled on a rolling basis. The internships are unpaid, although a stipend for commuting costs is available.

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The Most Socially Just Tax

Started by David Harold Chester. Last reply by Hanane Saouli Mar 1. 1 Reply

Although many people in government and politics are reluctant to change the tax regime, we should recognize that our present complicated system for taxation is unfair and has many faults. The biggest problem with taxation is to arrange it on a…Continue

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Started by Hanane Saouli. Last reply by David Harold Chester Feb 26. 1 Reply

Peace requires positive combativity in our relations and equally in the face of our own impulses. But to define peace as the struggle won by reason against instincts is false. It is not by fighting that inner peace is attained, but by cultivating an…Continue

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