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Caroline Conroy

Caroline Conroy

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Caroline Conroy is a senior research analyst at the Brookings Institution.

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  1. How to Renew the Social Contract
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    How to Renew the Social Contract

    Jun 24, 2019 Kemal Derviş & Caroline Conroy urge democratic governments to adapt their policies to the digital age and help provide global public goods.

  2. The Center Left and Globalization
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    The Center Left and Globalization

    Dec 27, 2018 Kemal Derviş & Caroline Conroy thinks Emmanuel Macron's problems are a symptom of a broader failure to offer an alternative to neoliberalism.

  3. Nationalists of the World, Unite?
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    Nationalists of the World, Unite?

    Nov 22, 2018 Kemal Derviş & Caroline Conroy deconstruct Steve Bannon's effort to create a transnational movement of right-wing nationalist governments.

  4. What’s Behind Trump’s Trade War?
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    What’s Behind Trump’s Trade War?

    Oct 8, 2018 Kemal Derviş & Caroline Conroy think the administration's official justifications for imposing import tariffs do not tell the whole story.

  5. Global Politics for a Globalized Economy
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    Global Politics for a Globalized Economy

    Aug 7, 2018 Kemal Derviş & Caroline Conroy argue that the emergence of a truly global market demands new and strengthened transnational institutions.

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    Freedom Without Justice

    Slavoj Žižek

    At the end of European Communism, there was a widespread, euphoric hope that freedom and democracy would bring a better life; eventually, though, many lost that hope. The problem, under both Communism and the new liberal dispensation, was that those pursuing grand social projects had embraced ideology instead of philosophy.

    considers what an Albanian Marxist philosopher can tell us about liberty in today's world.
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    Can National Reconciliation Defeat Populism?

    Maciej Kisilowski & Anna Wojciuk

    For the US, Slovakia's general election may produce another unreliable allied government. But instead of turning a blind eye to such allies, as President Joe Biden has been doing with Poland, or confronting them with an uncompromising stance, the US should spearhead efforts to help mend flawed democracies.

    reflect on the outcome of Slovakia's general election in the run-up to Poland's decisive vote.
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    Not Destined for War

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. rejects historical analogies implying that zero-sum conflict between the US and China is inevitable.
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    Is “Peace Through Commerce” Dead?

    Harold James doubts that new conflicts and rivalries justify a full-scale rejection of European-style economic engagement.
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    Putin and Kim’s Cartoon Summit

    Nina L. Khrushcheva thinks that Russia's recent meeting with North Korea was intended primarily as a warning to the South.
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    Saudi Arabia’s New Nationalism

    Bernard Haykel explains the reasoning behind the Kingdom's ongoing domestic- and foreign-policy transformation.
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    The Green Growth Mindset

    Gernot Wagner sees doctrinaire debates about capitalism as irrelevant or even deleterious to the decarbonization effort.
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    Africa Is the Future of Multilateralism

    Mark Malloch-Brown explains why the continent should be at the forefront of efforts to bring about international reforms.
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    A Chinese Bubble Long in the Making

    Yi Fuxian traces the deep roots of the country's mounting economic and financial problems.

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