Global Policy Innovations


GPI's mission: To highlight the best new thinking on a fairer globalization. It launched Policy Innovations, an online magazine that covers innovative ideas for a fairer globalization.

SEP 10, 2010 Podcast

"Tokyo Vice" and Japanese Morality: Devin Stewart Interviews Jake Adelstein

Three years in a Zen temple taught Jake Adelstein the core virtues of Japanese society, such as reciprocity, and the police beat at Tokyo newspaper "...

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AUG 12, 2010 Article

China's State Capitalism Poses Ethical Challenges

In China, robust growth is a good thing, as long as it doesn't undermine the leadership's monopoly hold on political power. The Chinese leadership will ...

JUN 11, 2010 Article

Obama Did Not "Take Down" Hatoyama

Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Devin Stewart explains why Obama should not be blamed for the recent resignation of Japanese prime minister, Yukio Hatoyama.

JUN 10, 2010 Podcast

Green Bonds: Devin Stewart Interviews Christopher Flensborg

Banker Chris Flensborg is one of the pioneers who developed green bonds. Issued by the World Bank, these bonds give institutional investors the opportunity to ...

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JUN 4, 2010 Podcast

Is There a "China Model"? Devin Stewart Interviews Leo Horn-Phathanothai

China has no alternative economic model, says Horn. Its keystone is pragmatism and ad hoc experimentation, combined with the clever exploitation of luck and the ...

MAY 26, 2010 Podcast

"The End of the Free Market:" Devin Stewart Interviews Ian Bremmer

In a discussion about his latest book, Ian Bremmer analyzes the troubled relationship between the U.S. and China, and the rise of what he ...

The End of the Free Market: Who Wins the War Between States and Corporations?

MAY 13, 2010 Article

Book Review: "The End of the Free Market" by Ian Bremmer

State capitalism differs from free-market capitalism in that politics rather than profit is the main driver of decision-making. For this reason, it threatens to curtail ...

MAY 11, 2010 Podcast

Devin Stewart Interviews Unmesh Brahme, Cofounder of the Climate Civics Institute

Unmesh Brahme of HSBC India discusses his newly-launched Climate Civics Institute, which grew out of a Yale World Fellowship. The Institute's mission is to create ...

MAY 7, 2010 Podcast

China in the 21st Century: Devin Stewart Interviews Jeffrey Wasserstrom

In this lively discussion, topics include China's diversity, its "net nanny" approach to the internet, and why China and the U.S. are more alike ...

APR 15, 2010 Podcast

Devin Stewart Interviews Angolan Activist Rafael Marques

With examples ranging from mobile phones to diamonds, Marques tells of his brave fight to expose the rampant corruption that afflicts Angolan society from top ...