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In A Deluge of Consequences, the first World Policy e-book, intrepid journalist Jacques Leslie takes us along on a mythic, spell-binding trip to the bucolic kingdom of Bhutan, where the planet's next environmental disaster is set to unfold. 

In memoriam of Ruth Sivard, a leading economist whose work highlighted the disparity between social and military spending, we are reposting an article about one of her most seminal papers, "World Military and Social Expenditures." With the help of World Policy Institute, she was able to publish this paper and draw attention to a critical global inequity.
On the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, MP Graham Allen proposed codifying the U.K.'s presently unwritten constitution, a suggestion which was greeted with both enthusiastic support and staunch opposition. World Policy Institute's Michael A. Genovese weighs the advantages and disadvantages of states with fused executive and legislative bodies.
In May, the International Maritime Organization finally approved the Polar Code, a new set of rules aimed at reducing pollution from ships in the Arctic and Antarctic. Jim Stotts of Inuit Circumpolar Council Alaska argues that while tighter restrictions in the Polar Code address some of the biggest Arctic shipping problems, many issues remain unresolved.

Al Jazeera America recently interviewed Jonathan Cristol, World Policy Fellow and Director of Globalization and International Affairs at Bard College, on new revelations that the NSA conducted espionage on the last three presidents of France. Cristol boils down the geopolitical consequences of this story and its impact on a central alliance in the West's campaign against the Islamic State.

July 16, 2015
The Millennium Project






World Policy Announces Expansion to Loyola Marymount University

The World Policy and Loyola Marymount announce the World Policy Institute at LMU, a first of its kind, interdisciplinary research and academic center.

VP Al Gore & WPI Chair Joseph Cari


Al Gore presides over Arctic Roundtable 

As the United States prepares to assume chairmanship of the Arctic Council in 2015, this inaugural convening of the Arctic Deeply Roundtables launches a vital conversation for our times. 


World Economic Roundtable with Vicente Fox 

In this World Economic Roundtable, former Mexican President Vicente Fox discusses his current quest to make his country a hub for technology. 

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