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Liberal Interpretations

Making sense of Justin Trudeau and his party

Clock Watching

The nuclear threat lingers still

Spending Power

Can compassion and efficiency be combined in the use of public funds?

Rohinton Medhora

Rohinton Medhora is the president of the Centre for International Governance Innovation.

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Take Out Your Map and Look

Where we’re heading and how we’ll get there March 2022
Albert Einstein once said, “You can’t use an old map to explore a new world.” It’s a quote that Ian Goldin and Robert Muggah use to start their treatise on how to make sense of the state of the world and its future through mapping. Maps present information concisely, but they also project our biases and unwittingly lay bare what we don’t…

Wonk Friendly

What to expect from our think tanks January 2017
If all exposure is good for business, then the think tank industry is booming. Our fellows—for I head one—appear on op-ed pages, in news stories and in the airwaves regularly, nourishing the 24-hour globalized news cycle and in turn being nourished by it. While media visibility is the most evident face of think tanks in the public…

Sheared

A critic’s take on the sharing economy May 2016
In January 2016, tempers flared at San Francisco’s international airport as cab drivers, many of them recent immigrants to the country, protested low margins, excessive competition and an overbearing parent firm. The demonstration, featuring honking, yelling and blocked traffic, mirrored similar occurrences in other U.S. cities in the past year. But the protestors were not traditional taxi drivers protesting…

Fine-Tuning Trade

An international commission does some serious detail work. September 2008