In A Deluge of Consequences, the first World Policy e-book, intrepid journalist Jacques Leslie takes us along on a mythic, spell-binding trip to the bucolic kingdom of Bhutan, where the planet's next environmental disaster is set to unfold.
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The author of this report has requested that his name, which is known to the editors of World Policy Journal, not be released since he serves as a researcher for the U.N. Panel of Experts. Work on this report was funded by Open Society West Africa (OSIWA) and produced by African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting (ANCIR).
By Peter Atwater
The recent near-majority victory of Alex Tsipras and the leftist Syriza has been largely attributed to Greek voters' unified opposition to the continued austerity efforts of northern Europe. High unemployment, over-indebtedness, and falling GDP are blamed.