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Federico Fubini

Federico Fubini

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Federico Fubini, an economics journalist and editor-at-large at Corriere della Sera, is the author, most recently, of Sul Vulcano (Longanesi, 2020).

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  1. Giorgia Meloni’s Balancing Act
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    Giorgia Meloni’s Balancing Act

    Nov 3, 2022 Federico Fubini wonders how long Italy’s far-right prime minister can reconcile moderate policies with her voters’ demands.

  2. Did Putin Bring Down Draghi?
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    Did Putin Bring Down Draghi?

    Aug 4, 2022 Federico Fubini highlights growing evidence that Russia helped engineer the former Italian prime minister's downfall.

  3. The Other Threat to Democracy
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    The Other Threat to Democracy

    Feb 2, 2022 Federico Fubini thinks mob rule poses a more immediate threat than illiberal autocrats who come to power in elections.

  4. When Democracy Gets Old
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    When Democracy Gets Old

    Dec 8, 2021 Federico Fubini calls attention to the fact that nearly all of the world's “fully free” countries are aging.

  5. Voter Suppression Comes to Europe
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    Voter Suppression Comes to Europe

    Jan 9, 2020 Federico Fubini shows that it's often no accident that the voices of intra-EU migrants go unheard in national elections.

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    Putin’s Brezhnev Moment

    Aryeh Neier draws parallels between the regime’s ongoing crackdown on civil society and late Soviet repression.
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    Utopia or Bust

    J. Bradford DeLong considers our options for both expanding and effectively slicing the proverbial economic pie.
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    Germany’s Reckoning

    Helmut K. Anheier

    Germany is now grappling with a host of difficult questions about its place in the world, the nature of its politics, and its most cherished values. For a pacifist society in a new age of conflict and war, everything must change if things are to remain the same.

    traces the contours of the country's debate, triggered by the Ukraine war, about its strategic future.
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    Preempting a Generative AI Monopoly

    Diane Coyle urges policymakers to take steps to counter the anti-competitive implications of a rapidly emerging market.
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    Japan’s Strategic Imperative

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. sees the country doubling down on its best option for ensuring national security and regional stability.
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    China’s Savings Conundrum

    Zhang Jun explains why – and how – the country must stimulate household consumption to achieve a robust recovery.
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    The Flight of the Inflation Hawks

    Though the US Federal Reserve’s first interest-rate hike of 2023 is smaller than those that preceded it, policymakers have signaled that more increases are on the way, despite slowing price growth. But there is good reason to doubt the utility – and fear the consequences – of continued rate hikes, on both sides of the Atlantic.

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    How to Transform African Agriculture

    Safia Boly & Omid Kassiri identify four principles that could help governments across the continent boost food security.
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    Making Ukrainian Victory Possible

    Josep Borrell explains why continued military support and other forms of assistance remain critical.

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