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For over 10 years, the World Policy institute published daily blog posts from journalists, scholars, and practitioners around the world.
The blog featured contributions from WPIs programs – including the Arctic in Context and the African Angle – each of which highlighted local voices from their respective regions. Issues such as climate change, corruption, and culture were covered often from a local perspective.
While we are building out our new programs, we would like to invite you to take a look back through the archives at some of the wonderful journalism, analysis, and commentary that you might have missed.
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As part of our Best of 2015 series, we revisit Amanda Mattingly’s portrait of the changing cultural scene in Cuba in the latest issue of World Policy Journal. The island nation continues to grapple with its changing identity, weighing how to attract U.S. investments and tourists while maintaining its unique culture and socialist ideals.
By Benji Shulman
Observers of South African politics have been questioning whether the country is changing its Middle East policy after a recent high-profile visit of Hamas and its leader Khaled Mashaal to the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party.
The Kremlin's efforts to repress the opposition have reached the Internet, but is this a battlefield where the Russian government can win? Our Best of 2015 series looks back at Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan’s exposé on Putin’s campaign against online opposition.
This article was originally published by Syria Deeply.
By Saleem al-Omar
For the last two weeks of December, World Policy will be revisiting some of our favorite pieces from the print magazine and the blog this year. To kick off this ‘Best of 2015’ series, we dive into the world of international Ponzi schemes. These scams have been around as long as money has existed, and Africa is emerging as a leading landscape for fictitious investments.
By Michael Bochenek
Around the world, children languish behind bars, in many cases for protracted periods of time. These children often face brutal and inhumane conditions and may be deprived of education, access to meaningful activities, and regular contact with the outside world.
Brishkay Ahmed, center, is the filmmaker behind the documentary, Story of Burqa: Case of a Confused Afghan. (“Burqas and the Confused Afghan,” Photo: Meghan Mcadam)