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The legislative power: origin of the law

The legislative power: origin of the law

As is known, the legislative power is a deliberative assembly where its members are elected and have the exclusive authority to create laws, which is the legislation of a country.

How democracy can win again

How democracy can win again

My political awakening coincided with the systemic changes that unfolded following the collapse of communism in Hungary in 1989. I was both fascinated and overjoyed by my country’s rapid democratisation.

Moderna shares rally cools over ‘booster’ doubts

Moderna shares rally cools over ‘booster’ doubts

Debate over the need for Covid-19 booster shots is clouding the outlook for Moderna Inc’s high-flying shares after the US biotechnology company’s stock price soared as much as 360% this year, making it the best performer in the S&P 500.

Saving the future for Ethiopia’s schoolchildren

Saving the future for Ethiopia’s schoolchildren

The civil war in northern Ethiopia has entered its 11th month. The conflict, which started in the Tigray region, has expanded to the neighbouring regions of Amhara and Afar.

Countering Chinese industrial policy is counterproductive

Countering Chinese industrial policy is counterproductive

US political leaders have long tried to counter Chinese industrial policy. And now they seem to have decided that the best way to do that is to emulate it.

A just transition needs a job guarantee

A just transition needs a job guarantee

The climate crisis will wipe out millions of jobs long before the feared robots do. It is estimated that heat stress alone will eliminate the equivalent of 80mn full-time jobs by 2030, not counting those lost as a result of wildfires, floods, storms, and other extreme weather events.

US hopes Covid booster shots will curb virus spread

US hopes Covid booster shots will curb virus spread

US officials preparing to roll out Covid-19 booster shots in the face of waning vaccine protection and surging hospitalisations and deaths caused by the highly contagious Delta variant are hoping boosters might prevent mild cases as well.

The economic risks of Pandexit

The economic risks of Pandexit

People have been using “exit” as a suffix for a decade or so. Grexit, referring to a potential Greek departure from the eurozone, was the first to emerge. Italexit made a brief appearance, and has recently been revived on the Italian right. But neither has come to pass.

A lasting capex boom to thrive in post-pandemic era

A lasting capex boom to thrive in post-pandemic era

Despite the overarching gloom perpetuated by the still raging pandemic, silver linings of hope are now encouraging companies to start spending across the world.

Urgent need to close the nature-finance gap

Urgent need to close the nature-finance gap

If you want to understand policy choices, it is said, “follow the money.” Inspired by that advice, we at The Nature Conservancy (in partnership with the Paulson Institute and the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability) crunched the numbers to see what it would cost to preserve biodiversity – the

Tunis residents decry pollution plaguing beaches

Tunis residents decry pollution plaguing beaches

Tahar Jaouebi looks out from a beach south of Tunis remembering the 1990s, when the water was still clean enough to bathe in.

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