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Inclusive Development in South America - Alex Borda-Rodriguez

16 June 2017

How important have social and solidarity economy organisations been to marginalised populations in gaining both agency and a voice?

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Payments for Community-Owned Solutions? - Andrea Berardi

22 May 2017

New post challenges the global ascendancy of PES schemes, arguing that alternative framings would better sustain environmental management.

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Why the Pensions 'Triple Lock' Has Become a Key General Election Issue - Jonquil Lowe

19 May 2017

As pensions – which make up the biggest portion of the UK's welfare budget – hit the headlines again, Jonquil Lowe explains the 'triple lock'.


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Valuing Nature: From Ecosystem Services to an Ecosystem Valuing Framework - Yoseph Araya

8 May 2017

New framework enriches notion of ecosystem services to ensure more attention is paid to needs of local stakeholders.

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Higher Inflation's Hidden, But Hazardous, Boost to Britain's Economic Recovery Plans - Alan Shipman

22 March 2017

Although the UK inflation rate has leapt to 2.3%, Alan Shipman investigates why the government is secretly happy.

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Austerity Isn't Working for Everyone – Especially Women - Jerome De Henau

13 March 2017

A Conversation blogpost from Jerome De Henau argues that women have borne the brunt of government austerity policies since 2010.

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African Governments vs Social Media: Why the Uneasy Relationship? - Charlotte Cross

10 March 2017

There's a need to ensure social media isn't used to incite violence, but can governments also be prevented from restricting citizens' rights?


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Could Biosimilars Reduce Cost of Treating NCDs? - Dinar Kale

17 February 2017

Despite their potential, the challenge of overcoming the gap between availability and affordability for low-income populations remains.

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The Environmental Costs of Trump's Wall - Shonil Bhagwat

15 February 2017

As Donald Trump pushes ahead with his plan, Shonil Bhagwat argues we should be building wildlife bridges on the US-Mexico border – not walls.

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Banks Like RBS Still Look Risky, But Getting Too Tough Could Cause Greater Problems - Alan Shipman

4 January 2017

After RBS fails the Bank of England's stress tests, Alan Shipman explores why eight years of economic recovery haven't cured the banking woes.


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