Tag Archives: Alex Evans

Building Resilience in a Fragile World


Last month I blogged on how rising food prices in the Middle East might have provided the immediate trigger to the Arab Spring. Two reports, both dealing with the question of resource scarcity in an interdependent world, have since caught … Continue reading

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Development Futures


How should Labour work with civil society, faith groups and others to deliver effective development? That was the question that I posted last week following a meeting of the Labour Party’s policy review group on international development. The little research … Continue reading

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Guidelines for Making a Successful Transition from Autocracy to Democracy


With public and political attention firmly transfixed by events in Libya are we at risk of loosing focus when it comes to Tunisia and Egypt? Are we in danger of seeing these revolutions as self-contained events rather than the start … Continue reading

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