Davos 2018: The Annual World Economic Forum Meeting in Review

Davos 2018: The Annual World Economic Forum Meeting in Review

On 23 January, 2018, the World Economic Forum (WEF) commenced its 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting accordingly themed ‘Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World’ in Davos, Switzerland. As has been the case for past meetings, business leaders, international political heads, and economists gathered together to tackle the world’s most pressing issues of the past year, in order to improve the state of the world. [...]

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The direction of Iranian socioeconomic reform

The direction of Iranian socioeconomic reform

Only 1 in every 5 countries in the UN-defined Middle East-North Africa Region is democratic, with that number dropping to 1 in every 11 states which are fully democratic in practice. Out of the non-democratic remainder, the Islamic Republic of Iran has consistently made headlines for being the pinnacle of authoritarianism and false democracy for decades in the western world [...]

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