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Richard Nixon’s Madman Theory Enjoys a Russian Revival

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Putin’s show of derangement is maybe a front to intimidate the west, writes Legatum Institute Senior Fellow to the Transitions Forum, Peter Pomerantsev (FT)

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Why Michelle Obama Was Wrong to Not Wear a Headscarf

Thursday, 29 January 2015

Refusing to wear a headscarf risks alienating good Muslims, not bad Saudis, writes Cristina Odone, Director of Communications at the Legatum Institute.

Another Greek Tragedy

Monday, 26 January 2015

In the midst of their difficulties, Greeks were tempted to put a new party in power. But Tsipras is not bearing gifts, just promise, writes the Legatum Institute's Nikolaos Dimou.

Europe Has Survived Terrorist Attacks Before

Friday, 23 January 2015

In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris this month, the Legatum Institute's Director of the Transitions Forum, Anne Applebaum, explains why we mustn't overreact to terrorism.

Richard Nixon’s Madman Theory Enjoys a Russian Revival

Thursday, 22 January 2015

Putin’s show of derangement is maybe a front to intimidate the west, writes Legatum Institute Senior Fellow to the Transitions Forum, Peter Pomerantsev (FT)

What's the Secret of Career Happiness?

Monday, 19 January 2015

Can money buy happiness? Our 2014 Wellbeing and Policy report found four key factors that affect people's happiness at work (Guardian Careers blog)

Prosperity Can Save the World

Friday, 16 January 2015

Security and freedom is under threat; prosperity stands between these values and violence, repression, and impunity, writes Joana Alfaiate, Research Analyst at the Legatum Institute.

News from Britain for Obama. We May Outstrip America Within Four Years.

Friday, 16 January 2015

The Legatum Prosperity Index shows the UK is gathering speed and catching up to the US when it comes to prosperity, writes Harriet Maltby, Government and Economic Researcher at the Legatum Institute (ConservativeHome)

Prosperity Delivers Them All

Thursday, 15 January 2015

Novella Bottini, Econometrician at the Legatum Institute reacts to the launch of a new report, launched by Shadow Chancellor, Ed Balls, on engineering greater, and 'inclusive', prosperity around the world (e-Politix)

Can Britain Really Become Richer Than the US? And Does it Even Matter?

Thursday, 15 January 2015

Despite George Osborne's grand ambitions, there is more to prosperity than wealth alone, writes Stephen Clarke, Research Analyst at the Legatum Institute (​Daily Telegraph​)

Europe is Becoming a No God zone

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

We must act fast to protect outward signs of observance, or religion will be purged completely from public life in the West, writes Cristina Odone, Director of Communications at the Legatum Institute (​Daily Telegraph​)

Bankers' Bonuses, Roman Style

Monday, 12 January 2015

Since antiquity, moneymen have been the target of vitriol, writes Stephen Clarke, Research Assistant at the Legatum Institute.

North Korea’s Incomprehensible Regime

Monday, 5 January 2015

The United States has sanctioned Pyongyang for hacking Sony. What about its responsibility for killing millions of people, asks Anne Applebaum, Director of the Legatum Institute's Transitions Forum.

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