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


Politics & Economics

Israel-Palestine: World Policy on Al Jazeera America

By Marguerite Ward Earlier this week, World Policy Institute fellow Patricia DeGennaro appeared on Al Jazeera America to discuss why Israeli-Palestinian negotiations have once again come to a halt. Joined by Ghassan Shabaneh, Associate Professor at Marymount Manhattan College, DeGennaro provided a brief but insightful look on what it would take to achieve peace between the two … Continue reading

Culture / Politics & Economics / Tech & Innovation

Africa’s Digital Revolution: Full Speed Ahead

By Marguerite Ward, World Policy Journal In the last five years, Africa has undergone a phenomenon that analysts refer to as the continent’s “digital revolution.” A recent wave of investor capital to the continent signals that this trend is unlikely to change course any time soon. The virtual revolution means sudden improvements to education, health … Continue reading


HuffPost Live w/ Adam Braun, Ahmed Shihab-Eldin & Kimberly O’Neill

Today, I appeared on Huffington Post Live with social entrepreneur and nonprofit leader Adam Braun hosted by Ahmed Shihab-Eldin. I was joined by Kimberly O’Neill, founder of the nonprofit Giving Blueprint. Be sure to check it out! My question, at 13:40, discusses Adam’s story behind the now popular phrase “for-purpose” as opposed to “nonprofit.” Until next … Continue reading

Arts & Culture / Politics & Economics

Guns to Gardening: Ending Illegal Arms Trade

By Marguerite Ward, World Policy Journal  The U.S.’s lax gun laws and holes in gun trafficking enforcement are fueling a massive business of illegal arms trade through its southern border into Mexico. According to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), two out of every three illegal firearms found in Mexico originate in … Continue reading

Culture / Health & Environment / Politics & Economics

Untapped Potential of Art in HIV/AIDS Work

By Marguerite Ward, World Policy Journal  The international community is at a critical point in stopping the spread of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Infection rates are down and global funding is up, pointing to a successful global response plan. But one key component in permanently ending HIV/AIDS has yet to … Continue reading

Politics & Economics

Afghanistan: Learning from Past Mistakes

By Marguerite Ward for World Policy Journal Yesterday, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) released an audit of the Afghan National Police (ANP) Fuel Program. The report found limited oversight of fuel purchases and a high risk of loss, theft, and misuse of U.S. funds and purchased fuel. The troubling findings indicate that more management … Continue reading