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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By Itamar Hauser
Last month, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (Abu-Mazen) addressed the United Nations General Assembly. He gave an incredibly vitriolic speech, accusing Israel of genocide, apartheid, and other equally heinous acts. According to the Palestinians interviewed for this article (all Fatah-affiliated), the speech was a step in the right direction.
By Eloy Oliveira
In the most curious Brazilian election of the last two decades, President Dilma Rousseff will faceoff with the Social Democrat candidate, Senator Aécio Neves, and not Marina Silva, as predicted by many political commentators.