Papua New Guinea: Move over corrupters, here comes the citizens!
In a country like Papua New Guinea (PNG), you don’t expect much from the government. If you do, you will be disappointed. You see, there is a problem when colonisation and Western democracy clash head on with the values and practices of a customary society. The by-product of this collision […]
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What is the future of the relationship between the state and its citizens? Will the social-welfare state rise supreme, or some variety of unfettered capitalism, with minimal state involvement? Will new models rise instead? What can citizens expect from their governments in the future?
Governance for Urban Empowerment
This article was originally drafted by Nisha Kumar Kulkarn and Intellecap for the newsletter “Searchlight South Asia” as part of the Rockefeller Foundation’s Searchlight Process. For more Searchlight content on futurechallenges.org, please click here. The poverty and inequality statistics of South Asian countries highlight that human and social development have not kept pace with economic growth, […]
Australia steady on the fiscal cliff, slipping off the moral edge
The tremors of the world’s economic crisis are never fully resonated in Australia, a country with an advantageous tectonic and fiscal position.
Destrucción natural: Un camino sin retorno
Abstract: The concept of modern development is frequently linked to the destruction of nature. The actual government of Colombia is strongly betting for mining exploitation, as a means to reach development. Colombia is a rich country in biodiversity and it still has virgin places of outstanding beauty and natural richness, which […]