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Ilona Sologoub

Ilona Sologoub

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Ilona Sologoub is Editor of VoxUkraine.

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  1. Russian Revanchism Must Be Defeated in Ukraine
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    Russian Revanchism Must Be Defeated in Ukraine

    Dec 8, 2023 Yuriy Gorodnichenko & Ilona Sologoub say that political infighting in the West is empowering the Kremlin and its allies.

  2. Western Firms Should Leave China Now
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    Western Firms Should Leave China Now

    Dec 4, 2023 Simon Johnson, et al. argue that the strategy of economic engagement has failed to mitigate the Chinese regime’s behavior.

  3. Russia’s Defeat Must Be Democracies’ Goal
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    Russia’s Defeat Must Be Democracies’ Goal

    Oct 17, 2023 Anastassia Fedyk, et al. refute the main arguments against giving Ukraine the weapons and other support it needs to win the war.

  4. The Ukraine-Russia Culture War
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    The Ukraine-Russia Culture War

    Jun 7, 2023 Yuriy Gorodnichenko & Ilona Sologoub survey the heated battles that have been playing out far from the physical battlefield.

  5. Russia’s Opposition Leaders Are Irrelevant to Ukraine
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    Russia’s Opposition Leaders Are Irrelevant to Ukraine

    Mar 8, 2023 Anastassia Fedyk, et al. denounce efforts by anti-Kremlin forces to appropriate Ukraine’s cause for their own purposes.

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    Making Sense of Society

    Michael Spence

    A 2022 book argues that the only effective responses to government or market deficiencies come from civil society. When society is “malfunctioning” – for example, owing to deep polarization or fragmentation – that response mechanism is disrupted, and can even stop working altogether.

    considers why a healthy civil society is crucial to good governance and inclusive prosperity.
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    Shock Therapy Killed Navalny

    Antara Haldar argues that while Vladimir Putin bears responsibility, so do the economic policies that put him in power.
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    Putin’s Silk Road Around Sanctions

    Robin Brooks & Simon Johnson urge Europe and the G7 to stop the re-export of Western goods to Russia from Central Asia and the Caucasus.
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    To Fight Climate Change, End Fossil-Fuel Subsidies

    Günther Thallinger & Ludovic Subran urge policymakers to recognize the true costs of a policy that harms the planet and does not help the poor.
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    Banking on the World Bank’s Knowledge

    Wempi Saputra identifies three areas in which the organization’s client countries could use more guidance.
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    The Algorithm and Its Discontents

    Mariana Mazzucato & Ilan Strauss

    Deploying algorithms to maximize user engagement is how Big Tech firms maximize shareholder value, with short-term profits often overriding longer-term business objectives. Now that AI is poised to supercharge the platform economy, new rules and governance structures are urgently needed to safeguard the public.

    propose five principles to ensure that the digital economy serves the public good before short-term profit.
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    Judgment Days for Democracy

    Nicholas Reed Langen suspects that judges will play an increasingly central role in protecting democracy against populist assaults.
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    A Global Cash-Transfer Fund Could End Extreme Poverty

    Cina Lawson & Rory Stewart show that the conditions are ripe for deploying lump-sum payments to the world’s poorest people.
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    The Drums of US-China Cyber War

    Stephen S. Roach worries that irrational Sinophobia has become America's new bipartisan political orthodoxy.

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