Press Review March 12th 2014

Welcome to the Press Review section of the GovFaces blog! Here you will find regular updates on important social, political, and economic issues of the day. Items in the Press Review and Analysis & Opinion sections do not necessarily reflect the views of GovFaces. discusses ConnectIreland and a number of other innovative programs which seek to harness diaspora and emigrant populations to spur economic growth in their homelands.

On the 25th anniversary of the creation of the World Wide Web, speaks with one of its founder about the opportunities and dangers that lay ahead for the Internet.

Are tax cuts one of the keys for unlocking economic growth in Italy and ending its financial woes? outlines Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s tax cut plan which could benefit up to 10 million Italians to the tune of 1,000 euros per person per month.

Scholars Maria Popova and Oxana Shevel argue on that if Ukraine manages to emerge from its current crisis intact, it may have a good shot at a democratic future.