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Ed Hancox

When not writing about international affairs, Ed Hancox works in nonprofit development. He holds a M.A. degree in International Affairs from The New School where he worked as a research associate on a project examining Russia's transition from Communism. Before earning his Masters, Ed worked as a journalist, a disc jockey, and as a technical writer with a multinational electronics firm. His writings on global affairs can also be found on his blog A World View.


  • Monday, January 3, 2011

    Six of The Mantle's bloggers tackle the question: what is the one story you are most interested in following in 2011? The answers, like the blogroll, vary in interest, region, and subject...

  • Wednesday, November 3, 2010

    In Were You Born on the Wrong Continent? Thomas Geoghegan makes the case to Americans that there are economic systems that do a better job of providing for the well-being of its citizens...

  • Friday, July 23, 2010

    Putin's Oil has all the makings of a thriller novel: conspiracies, Kremlin politics, double agents, corporate espionage, mysterious deaths, and exile to Siberia. Except this is the...

  • Thursday, May 13, 2010

    Necessity is the mother of all invention, so the saying goes. In a rural village in Malawi, William Kamkwamba needed electricity. So, he figured out how to build a windmill to generate power. It...

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