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Why moderate beliefs rarely prevail

(—We live in a world of extremes, where being fervently for or against an issue often becomes the dominant social ideology – until an opposing belief that is equally extreme emerges to challenge the first one, ...

dateOct 02, 2012 in Mathematics feature
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Benefits by the barrel

( -- Countries rich in oil have long been associated with the "resource-curse paradox" - a principle which states they will suffer, rather than benefit, in the long run. Not so, new research by a Cambridge Gates ...

dateApr 11, 2011 in Economics & Business
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