IMF Chief Warns That Inequality and Climate Crisis Portends Global Financial Disaster

January 22, 2020

According to International Monetary Fund Chief, Kristalina Georgieva, increasing inequality and the climate crisis are pushing the world towards another financial disaster.

Davos Attendees Discuss "Stakeholder Capitalism"

January 22, 2020

Business leaders and policy makers attending this year's World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland are considering the implications of transitioning from a classical interpretation of the role of businesses to maximize shareholder value to the role of maximizing the outcomes for a variety of stakeholders, including shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and communities.

ECJ AG: Bulk Data Collection Violates European Privacy Law

January 22, 2020

According to a non-binding opinion of European Court of Justice Advocate General Campos Sánchez-Bordona, bulk data collection violates European privacy law.

Western Prisons Are Islamist Incubators in Need of Overhaul

January 22, 2020

Empirical evidence shows that Western nations from the US to Europe are incubators for Islamist radicalization and post-release Islamist violence, with acute policy limitations in vetting processes for Islamic chaplains and ineffective outcomes for de-radicalization of inmates.

 

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  • Davos Attendees Discuss "Stakeholder Capitalism"

    January 22, 2020

    Business leaders and policy makers attending this year's World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland are considering the implications of transitioning from a classical interpretation of the role of businesses to maximize shareholder value to the role of maximizing the outcomes for a variety of stakeholders, including shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and communities.

     
  • BlackRock Signs Climate Change Pact

    January 15, 2020

    BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager with more than $6.8 trillion under its control, has become a signatory to Climate Action 100+, joining 370 other global investors in an initiative designed to encourage companies to take action on climate change by becoming carbon neutral by 2050.

     
  • Wagner and Kuklis: EU Needs a Single Institution to Tackle Problem of Online Disinformation

    January 08, 2020

    Ben Wagner and Lubos Kuklis explain their proposal for the creation of a new single European institution which could act as an auditing intermediary to ensure that the data provided to regulators by social media companies are accurate.

     
 
  • Politico: Euroskeptic Identity and Democracy Group to Gain Ground

    January 21, 2020

    According to Politico, the departure of 73 British MEPs from the European Parliament will consequently lead to an increase in representatives from the Euroskeptic Identity and Democracy (ID) group, surpassing the Greens' new total of seats to become the fourth-largest force in the hemicycle.

     
  • ECJ AG: Bulk Data Collection Violates European Privacy Law

    January 21, 2020

    According to a non-binding opinion of European Court of Justice Advocate General Campos Sánchez-Bordona, bulk data collection violates European privacy law.

     
  • Politico: EU Spy Probe Sending Shockwaves Through Brussels

    January 17, 2020

    According to Politico, news of an investigation into a former senior EU diplomat suspected of spying for China is sending shockwaves through Brussels' closely interlinked circles of lobbyists, officials and politicians.

     
 
  • 2019 Saw Expansion in Scope, Landscape, Impact of Islamist Extremist Groups in Africa

    January 22, 2020

    The landscape of Islamist extremist groups in Africa demonstrated a expansion in numbers of active organizations, as well as a measurable diffusion of violent and non-violent Islamist activities initially concentrated in East Africa to include the East Africa and Sahel region and North Africa.

     
  • Western Prisons Are Islamist Incubators in Need of Overhaul

    January 22, 2020

    Empirical evidence shows that Western nations from the US to Europe are incubators for Islamist radicalization and post-release Islamist violence, with acute policy limitations in vetting processes for Islamic chaplains and ineffective outcomes for de-radicalization of inmates.

     
  • Jihadists Maintain Online Incitement for Attacks in San Francisco

    January 22, 2020

    Major online media and propaganda sites for key jihadist groups like al-Qaeda and IS continue to keep San Francisco in Islamist extremist crosshairs, maintaining constant incitement for Islamist attacks on the American city’s high tech and social media corporations and leaderships, as well as on major tourist attractions and financial and infrastructure targets.