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  • A Nigerian child squats by an open sewer in the neighbourhood of Isale-Eko in central Lagos Forum Article

    Why growth must be inclusive to eliminate poverty

    While the world has seen a rapid reduction in extreme poverty in recent decades, the goal of‘ending… more

  • Vaccines are placed on a tray inside the Taipei City Hospital Forum Article

    How sharing knowledge saves lives

    Four-hundred years ago, the English philosopher and scientist, Francis Bacon, helped lay the groundwork… more

  • Apples are displayed in a wheel barrow during an event promoting Polish apples in Warsaw Forum Article

    Food for thought: the best diets for your brain

    As their children submit themselves to the ordeal of all-important end-of-year exams, parents of high… more

  • A woman reads a book at her open air book store in Skopje Forum Article

    5 must-reads for entrepreneurs

    There’s a reason professors assigned required reading in classes. When you encourage pupils to… more

  • Traditional Incandescent light bulbs are seen at an apartment in Munich Forum Article

    How philosophy shapes your world

    Today is UNESCO World Philosophy Day, a day aimed to “underline the enduring value of philosophy for… more

  • Students take notes from their iPads at the Steve Jobs school in Sneek Forum Article

    Teaching: can we blend tradition with technology?

    Ever since the invention of the printed word, academics have been arguing about the proper place… more

  • Romanian truck driver Adrian, who lost his job in 2010 when the lorry company he was working for closed down, looks inside a a cardboard box in Athens Forum Article

    The link between housing and healthcare

    Not long ago, a homeless mother was asked if, due to the expansion of Medicaid coverage under the… more

  • Eureka Sound on Ellesmere Island in the Canadian Arctic is seen in a NASA Operation IceBridge survey picture Forum Article

    Can the Arctic be developed responsibly?

    Economic interests are set to play an increasingly important role in shaping development in the Arctic… more

  • Workers are pictured beneath clocks displaying time zones in various parts of the world at an outsourcing centre in Bangalore Forum Article

    How currency trading works

    Fama (1984) found a positive covariance between interest differentials and currency appreciation against… more

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    One thing all successful leaders need to do

    Listening is often considered the softest of the soft skills. So the idea of being apowerful listener can… more

  • An overweight woman sits on a chair in Times Square in New York Forum Article

    How economic worries make us put on weight

    Poverty is associated with a great number of health problems. One relatively recent… more

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    Key facts about the cloud

    For many people, "the cloud" is a nebulous term, but it simply refers to software and services that… more