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The Dictator's Handbook: Why Bad Behavior Is Almost Always Good Politics | 01/05/12
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, Alastair Smith, Joanne J. Myers
Cynics or realists? Just follow five rules and you can be a successful dictator, say Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith--at least until old age or sickness catch up with you. They go on to argue that these precepts apply to all systems of governance, including U.S. democracy. » Multimedia » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

The Dictator's Handbook: Why Bad Behavior Is Almost Always Good Politics | 12/20/11
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, Alastair Smith, Joanne J. Myers
Cynics or realists? Just follow five rules and you can be a successful dictator, say Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith--at least until old age or sickness catch up with you. They go on to argue that these precepts apply to all systems of governance, including U.S. democracy.    » Multimedia » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

The Dictator's Handbook: Why Bad Behavior Is Almost Always Good Politics | 12/20/11
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, Alastair Smith, Joanne J. Myers
Cynics or realists? Just follow five rules and you can be a successful dictator, say Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith--at least until old age or sickness catch up with you. They go on to argue that these precepts apply to all systems of governance, including U.S. democracy. » Multimedia » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

The Fear: Robert Mugabe and the Martyrdom of Zimbabwe | 12/06/11
Peter Godwin
Author and journalist Peter Godwin was born and raised in Zimbabwe (formerly Rhodesia). In this gripping talk he untangles his country's complex and tragic history, and shows us the arc of President Mugabe's brutal career. » Multimedia » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

The Fear: Robert Mugabe and the Martyrdom of Zimbabwe | 05/06/11
Peter Godwin, Joanne J. Myers
Author and journalist Peter Godwin was born and raised in Zimbabwe (formerly Rhodesia). In this gripping talk he untangles his country's complex and tragic history, and shows us the arc of President Mugabe's brutal career. » Multimedia » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

The Fear: Robert Mugabe and the Martyrdom of Zimbabwe | 05/02/11
Peter Godwin, Joanne J. Myers
Author and journalist Peter Godwin was born and raised in Zimbabwe (formerly Rhodesia). In this gripping talk, he untangles his country's complex and tragic history, and lays out the arc of President Mugabe's brutal career. » Multimedia » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

WikiLeaks: An Overview, Part II | 02/28/11
Erik Schechter
Did WikiLeaks really spark the unrest in Tunisia, as Assange and many pundits claim? No, writes Erik Schechter; but it has certainly influenced politics in another African country--Zimbabwe--where WikiLeaks has been a setback for democratic forces. » Publications » Articles, Papers, and Reports

What Are You Reading? Carnegie Council Staff Picks | 07/23/10
These recommendations from our staff cover a lot of ground both emotionally and geographically, but they all involve some aspect of ethics and international affairs. Please feel free to add your recommendations. » Publications » Resource Picks

Liberation Debt in the New South Africa | 05/06/09
Mikaela Bradbury
Loyalty to the ANC remains strong, despite corruption charges that surrounded presidential candidate Jacob Zuma until recently and cynicism over what the party has been able to deliver. Will the ANC "liberation debt" eventually pay a good governance dividend? » Publications » Archive » Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016) » Briefings

Diplomatically Quiet on Zimbabwe | 06/11/08
Matthew Hennessey, Patrick Bond
Matthew Hennessey interviews Patrick Bond, director of the Centre for Civil Society at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, on post-election unrest in Zimbabwe and the displeasure of South Africans at their government's policy toward Mugabe. » Publications » Archive » Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016) » Briefings

Market and Community Approaches to Food Crisis | 05/23/08
Jon Templeman
The food crisis has tempted governments to enact export bans and pull other market levers, but helping small-scale farmers might be a better long-term target for food stability. » Publications » Archive » Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016) » Commentary

Building a Foundation of Trust | 04/24/08
Joshua Eisenman
China's presence in Africa is often viewed as part of the scramble for resources, but it also opens the door to U.S.-China cooperation on energy, security, corruption, and health. » Publications » Archive » Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016) » Innovations

Watching the Government Watch You | 03/18/08
Abigail Paris
A growing movement is using the Internet to expose government problems and protect rights and privacy. » Publications » Archive » Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016) » Briefings

Promised Land in Zimbabwe and Venezuela | 06/11/07
Alexandra Reihing
Land reform projects are designed to empower the poorest elements of society, but often go awry when implemented for political purposes. The negative impacts on agricultural output and soaring inflation in Zimbabwe and Venezuela highlight the difficulty of making such postcolonial repairs. » Publications » Archive » Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016) » Briefings

Countries Torn Over Baring Warts in History Texts | 12/10/04
Kathleen Kennedy Manzo
This "Education Week" article is about how countries struggle to come to terms with their pasts. » Publications » Articles, Papers, and Reports

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Todd Moss is vice president for programs and senior fellow at the Center for Global Development. » People

Lucille Pilling |
Dr. Lucille B. Pilling is a corporate social responsibility strategist with expertise in corporate sustainability and global public health. » People

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