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    The White Swans of 2020

    Nouriel Roubini

    Financial markets remain blissfully in denial of the many predictable global crises that could come to a head this year, particularly in the months before the US presidential election. In addition to the increasingly obvious risks associated with climate change, at least four countries want to destabilize the US from within.

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    Pariah India

    Shashi Tharoor

    For three decades, India's self-branding as the world’s fastest-growing free-market democracy worked, with world leaders queuing up to visit New Delhi and burdening a generation of diplomatic protocol officers. But in a matter of months, it has all begun to fall apart.

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    Pariah India

    Feb 17, 2020 Shashi Tharoor laments that the government's intolerant chauvinism is leaving the country increasingly isolated.

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Renewing Europe

Mar 4, 2019 Emmanuel Macron

To commemorate its founding 25 years ago, PS is republishing a selection of commentaries written since 1994. 

In the following commentary, Emmanuel Macron called on EU citizens to focus on three goals ahead of the critical European Parliament election in May 2019.

Comments From: Chris Patten, Diane Coyle, Clemens Fuest, Stefan Gerlach, Anatole Kaletsky, Christopher Smart, Ana Palacio, Mark Leonard, Edoardo Campanella, Lucrezia Reichlin, Daniel Gros, Éloi Laurent, Jacek Rostowski, Helmut Anheier, Erik Berglöf, Carl Bildt, Gene Frieda.

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