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January 27, 2010 | NPR

Documentary Advances Nuclear Free Movement

The documentary Nuclear Tipping Point features interviews with four former U.S. government officials — all dedicated Cold War warriors when they were in office — who now advocate the elimination of nuclear weapons. . . .

January 27, 2010 | Google Public Policy

Google D.C. Talk Feb. 8 - Democracy Online: Can the Internet Bring Change?

Last summer a chilling 40-second video clip, recorded on a cell phone, went viral and caught the attention of the world. . . .

January 26, 2010 | New York Times (registration required)

More Bankers This Year at Davos, but Mood Remains Glum

As business and government leaders make their annual pilgrimage to the Swiss mountaintop village of Davos this week, they no longer fear that the world economy could fall off a cliff. . . .

January 26, 2010 | Business Week

Davos Too Big to Fail as Bankers Recoil in Political Backlash

For a sign of how the mood has changed at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week, consider the speakers at an invitation-only client lunch hosted by Paul Calello, who runs Credit Suisse Group AG’s investment bank. . . .

January 13, 2010 | Wall Street Journal (subscription required)

Google Gets On the Right Side of History

No more censored searches to please the Chinese government. . . .

January 13, 2010 | Radio Free Europe-Radio Liberty

For The New Middle Class, Greater Democracy Or Authoritarian 'Stability?'

Decades of disruptions have hindered the middle class across much of Eurasia. . . .

January 6, 2010 | Guardian (UK)

These protests should shame the west into a change of policy on Iran

While the west has been on holiday, Iranians have again risked their lives to protest against an increasingly desperate, oppressive regime. . . .

January 6, 2010 | New York Times

Steady Drip of Leaks Corrodes the Core of the Iranian Regime

Beatings, arrests, show trials and even killings have failed to discourage Iranians from taking to the streets in protest. . . .

January 4, 2010 | KQED

Predicting 2010

We sit down with game theory and predictions expert Bruce Bueno de Mesquita to discuss what might be ahead in 2010. . . .

January 4, 2010 | Huffington Post

Are Christians Key to Anti-Nuke Movement?

On April Fool's Day in 2009, U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev agreed to pursue a significant reduction in nuclear arms with "effective verification measures." . . .