Politics & Current Affairs

This category covers many of the world’s most important political issues – past, present and future. How did relations between the US and Iran deteriorate? How is Asia’s rise influencing geopolitics? How will the world’s governments deal with climate change? For debates on these questions and more, peruse these titles.

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David Runciman et al.

London Review of Books, 7/2016

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Sustainable Development Solutions Network Secretariat

Sustainable Development Solutions Network, 2015

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Lawrence Glickman

Aeon, 7/2016

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Michael Moore

Michael Moore, 2/2016

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Vince Beiser

Wired, 3/2015

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Laurie Penny

The Baffler, 7/2016

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Martin Reeves and Philipp Carlsson-Szlezak

Boston Consulting Group, 7/2016

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Ulrike Guérot

Eurozine, 7/2015

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Jonathan Rauch

The Atlantic, 7/2016

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Kwame Opam

The Verge, 4/2016

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Joichi Ito

Joi Ito, 4/2003

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Steven Eisman

6/2010

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Jordan Robertson et al.

Bloomberg, 3/2016

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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

Politico Magazine, 2/2016

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Catherine Dunn

Fusion, 4/2016

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Robert Epstein

Aeon, 2/2016

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Stefan Szymanski

Stefan Szymanski, 6/2015

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Nassim Nicholas Taleb

N. N. Taleb © 2015, 10/2015

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Malcolm Gladwell

The New Yorker, 8/2015

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Graeme Wood

The Atlantic, 3/2015

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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

United Nations Office at Geneva © 2015, 2015

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Politics & Current Affairs

There’s no escaping the consequences of politics and current affairs on economic conditions and trends. In fact, the impact of significant political or social developments is often measured by Wall Street’s response. Extraordinary events, such as the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, sent economic and political tremors throughout the world and changed things forever. The summaries in this category touch all the important bases, offering keen insight into the most critical domestic and international issues of the day. You’ll find a number of offerings that focus on America’s formidable economic challenges at home and its high profile role on the global stage. We’ll take you behind the scenes in the White House where the president and his trusted advisors formulate complex economic policy while always weighing the political ramifications of their actions. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of why the world pays such close attention to America.

Multiple Topics

Because getAbstract’s talented editors and writers are always searching for the most relevant material, you’ll discover summaries covering a variety of interesting topics. You’ll learn about the political and socio-economic developments that empowered China and marked its emergence as a global superpower. You’ll also read about the factors that led to the collapse of the Soviet Union. Other summaries tackle provocative and often controversial issues such as global warming, “cap and trade,” deficit spending, and NAFTA. Whether you’re seeking information on a specific issue or just looking to become more well-rounded and better informed, our politics and current affairs summaries will satisfy your needs.