The $50,000 impact of pre-K
Culture / Education / Politics & Economics

The $50,000 impact of pre-K

  As much as preschool is about giving young children a head start in learning, it’s also about economics. For New York City, one of the country’s largest and most racially segregated school districts, the start of free preschool for all 4-year-olds has major financial implications moving forward — and some working parents are already … Continue reading

World Policy’s Issue on Finance & Currency is Out
Politics & Economics

World Policy’s Issue on Finance & Currency is Out

The team here at World Policy Journal is proud to present our latest issue, Change Matters on all things currency and finance. The issue features: A conversation with the CEO of the London Stock Exchange Group on global finance Analysis of Bitcoin’s prospects Alternative Currencies article Map of global remittances Timeline from 1990-2014 of major … Continue reading

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The Frontrunner of Afghanistan’s Presidential Elections Has a Strong Message On Democracy

By Marguerite Ward, PolicyMic  Election officials are now in the process of counting the more than 7 million votes of Afghanistan’s presidential election. As the United States scales back its military presence, President Karzai leaves office after 13 years in power and the population faces continued threats from the Taliban, this election has a lot at stake. The … Continue reading