YaleGlobal article: Waste Not, Want Not. Researchers develop new technologies, working with entrepreneurs and designers to recycling all kinds of waste into new products which are then sold back to consumers or scattered into the environment.
Monthly Archives: December 2016
YaleGlobal: Africa’s Population Growth Could Undermine Sustainability – the world’s fastest growing region must aim for population stabilization to ensure peace
YaleGlobal article “Wanted: Equal Opportunity Globalization” about income inequality, technology, trade and globalization: Working class in the developed world blames Asia’s high growth rates for economic woes rather than policies that reinforce inequality at home.
An interview with Francesco Dal Co, author of the new book Centre Pompidou: Renzo Piano, Richard Rogers, and the Making of a Modern Monument, about the history of this famed museum on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.
Philosopher and political scientist Seyla Benhabib discusses immigration, the refugee crisis, and the fate of liberalism around the world. How does the current refugee crisis compare to others in history? Which countries have shown the best response to the refugee question? What do the US election, Brexit, and the rise of nativist factions across Europe mean for liberalism and the global protection of the rights of the individual?
YJIA spoke to Professor Daniel Magaziner about the role of history in understanding African politics today, drawing on the examples of post-apartheid South Africa and post-1994 Rwanda. Professor Magaziner discussed the recent student activism in South Africa and what the current struggles of the ANC reflect about the failures of the post-apartheid liberation movement. He also examined the extent to which western attitudes to ‘Africa’ as a continent are changing.
Gernot Laganda reflects on how international organizations address aid, development, and climate change.
Joshin Raghubar talks about the challenges facing South Africa and his work as a social entrepreneur.
Belabbes Benkredda, the founder of Munathara Initiative, a debating forum in the Arab world, discusses the post-truth era and how to protect the public sphere.
2016 World Fellow Kanbar Hossein-Bor talks about his childhood in Iran, arriving in the UK as a refugee, and his current work as a British diplomat.