Causality and the Levels of Selectionon March 30, 2016
When is it sensible to say that group selection has shaped organismal design? This question has prompted many replies but few credible solutions. This article provides new work that exposes the causal relationships between phenotypes and fitness.
Why Democratization Does Not Solve the Coup ProblemWritten by Curtis Bell, One Earth Future on March 7, 2016
Since the end of the Cold War, the military coup d’état has become the greatest threat to transitional democracies around the world.
Community Agreements and Mining: A New Frontier for Social Impact InvestmentsWritten by M Cecilia G Dalupan on December 23, 2015
One Earth Future Foundation and RTC Impact Fund developed this study to explore the role that an impact investment fund may have in the negotiation of mining-related community agreements.
The Century of Peace? Empirical Trends in Peace and ConflictWritten by One Earth Future on November 2, 2015
Is a world without war possible in the 21st century?Trends in armed conflict and a developing body of social scientific research suggest that this idea is plausible.Based on a discussion of high-level experts held in 2014, this report reviews the existing research on peace and conflict to argue that peace is an achievable goal for the globe.Current system
The Causes and Outcomes of Coup during Civil WarWritten by Curtis Bell, Jun Koga Sudduth on October 1, 2015
Though approximately one in four coup attempts takes place during an ongoing civil war, scholars have not yet analyzed how the incidence of civil war affects coup attempts and outcomes.