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Want Your City-State to Become a Capitalist Success Story? Ban Spitting.

The governing philosophy of Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew contained multitudes: a belief in the enriching power of the free market; a development agenda ...

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Long Live Lee Kuan Yew’s Lion City

Singapore's long time leader has passed, but his ideas will live on in the country he created.

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Toilets First, Temples Later: Modi’s Promising Act

Modi was molded by Hindutva, but he mobilized a national campaign on reviving India's economy, not religion. Can he deliver on his promise? Are these two on a collision course?

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U.N. Envoy to Somalia Warns Against Cutting Off Remittances

Money sent home by family members abroad is the “lifeblood” of the African country’s economy, but it’s getting harder to get the money over there.

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From a Swift Boat to a Sustainable Mekong

One of the world’s most important waterways -- and one I spent some time on -- is in grave danger. We need to make sure its ecological and economic vitality is preserved for future generations.

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It's Time for Peacetech to Become an Industry

To make their mark, the architects of peacebuilding's bleeding edge need to leave the government payroll and start their own industry.

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