Patrick Heller (Brown): Challenges and Opportunities: Civil Society in a Globalizing World. Jeanet Sinding Bentzen, Nicolai Kaarsen, and Asger Moll Wingender (Copenhagen): The Timing of Industrialization Across Countries. Partha Dasgupta (Cambridge): The Nature of Economic Development and the Economic Development of Nature. Collin Constantine and Ingrid Harvold Kvangraven (New School): How Nations Succeed: A Review of the Reversal of Fortune Thesis. Jamie Bologna (WVU): Corruption: The Good, the Bad, and the Uncertain. Michael J. Mazarr (NWC): The Rise and Fall of the Failed-State Paradigm: Requiem for a Decade of Distraction. Danny Auron (Fordham): The Derecognition Approach: Government Illegality, Recognition, and Non-Violent Regime Change. Patricia M. Muhammad (CBSC): The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade: A Legacy Establishing a Case for International Reparations. Mark Busser (McMaster): Global Ethics and the Power Relations of Responsibility. Jordan J. Paust (Houston): The U.S. and the ICC: No More Excuses. Mark J. Osiel on the demise of international criminal law. Adis Duderija on patriarchy as a major impediment to world peace today. The 10,000-year-old economy: Geography and history stack the deck against poor countries. Plucking the geese: Traditional ways of raising tax do not work well in a globalised world. Bill Gates on the “wager of the decade” and its unfortunate legacy. From Rolling Stone, Jeff Goodall interviews Bill Gates on how to save the planet. You can download The Idea of Human Rights by Charles R. Beitz (2009), and download Global Good Samaritans: Human Rights as Foreign Policy by Alison Brysk (2009).