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The End of the Economic Consensus

Whereas the shock of the COVID-19 pandemic initially prompted unity and convergence in Europe, the current phase of the crisis is much more delicate economically and politically. If mismanaged, it may reopen old wounds and shatter policymakers’ newly acquired legitimacy.

29 November 2021
JEAN PISANI-FERRY
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We’re Longing for the One Thing the Metaverse Can’t Give U

After I’ve struggled with anorexia and bulimia for more than 20 years, the last thing I want is technology that further estranges me from my body.

26 November 2021
JoAnna Novak
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The Keys to Inclusive Growth

One of the COVID-19 pandemic’s most important economic lessons is that innovation and inclusion need not be mutually exclusive. By pursuing the right policies, Western governments can promote both and thereby help to bring about a dynamic and equitable recovery.

25 November 2021
PHILIPPE AGHION , AYMANN MHAMMEDI
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The Drums of War in Taiwan and Ukraine

In their rhetoric as well as in their military investment, training, and deployment decisions, China and Russia have both clearly signaled their aggressive strategic intentions. The task now is to ensure that their misguided militarism does not upend longstanding security arrangements in East Asia and Europe

25 November 2021
CARL BILDT
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No, Putin Isn’t Trying to Bring Down the West

Moscow has other concerns.

24 November 2021
Kadri Liik
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The Age of the Creative Minority

Here are four ways to think about your group identity.

24 November 2021
David Brooks
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Spending as if the Future Matters

Public investment, including spending on children, is a worthy American tradition.

23 November 2021
Paul Krugman
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There’s a brutal conflict in Ethiopia. My family there ask: why does no one hear us?

People in Tigray are crying out for the world’s help, as war has left them starving and fearing for their lives

22 November 2021
Magdalene Abraha
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Is Sudan the Next Libya?

Whereas the conflict in Libya has done little to erode stability in the Maghreb, a war in Sudan would upend a precarious regional order in the Horn of Africa. To prevent such an outcome, the US must make ensuring the return of civilian leadership in Sudan a high priority.

22 November 2021
Shlomo Ben- Ami
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Just Because You Don’t Believe in Conspiracy Theories Doesn’t Mean You’re Always Right

From the Salem witch trials to the Astroworld disaster, conspiracy theories and reformist narratives have battled for dominance in the American consciousness.

21 November 2021
Adrian J. Rivera
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