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Julia Gillard

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Julia Gillard, a former prime minister of Australia, is Chair of the Wellcome Trust.

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  1. Climate Change Is a Health Crisis
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    Climate Change Is a Health Crisis

    Nov 1, 2021 Julia Gillard calls for a global strategy to minimize illness and death related to global warming in the coming decades.

  2. Transforming Education After the Pandemic
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    Transforming Education After the Pandemic

    Jun 30, 2021 Julia Gillard calls on governments to ensure learning opportunities for the world’s most vulnerable children.

  3. Closing the Education Gender Gap
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    Closing the Education Gender Gap

    Oct 11, 2017 Julia Gillard emphasizes how much work remains to be done to put girls into school, and then into meaningful work.

  4. Syria and the Refugee Iceberg
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    Syria and the Refugee Iceberg

    Mar 17, 2016 Julia Gillard reminds us that millions more worldwide are displaced by conflict – and all but forgotten.

  5. Winning the Fight For Global Education
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    Winning the Fight For Global Education

    Jul 13, 2015 Julia Gillard argues that all the pieces are in place to uphold the right of all children to go to school.

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    The Cost of the Fed’s Challenged Credibility

    Mohamed A. El-Erian interprets the latest market tumult as the price of delaying monetary-policy tightening for too long.
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    Core Dangers for the Fed and China

    Stephen S. Roach

    Just as a fixation on core inflation can mislead central banks, as it has done with the US Federal Reserve, the power of a “core leader” like China’s Xi Jinping is a recipe for misdirected and ultimately unsustainable policy regimes. The very notion of a core adds a false sense of precision when addressing complex problems.

    thinks the US central bank and Chinese governance share a conceptual weakness leading to major policy blunders.
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    Amazon’s Satanic Mills

    Antara Haldar sees recent unionization efforts as a welcome response to an unethical and inhumane business model.
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    Asia’s Captive Market for Migrant Labor

    M. Niaz Asadullah highlights how an entrenched alliance of politicians, bureaucrats, and business elites is exploiting workers.
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    In Search of a Development Plan for Asia

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng argue that bottom-up institutions – not top-down strategies – are the key to regional integration.
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    Giorgia Meloni’s Moment

    Bill Emmott sees little difference between the Brothers of Italy’s program and that of recent right-wing governments.
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    America’s Education Emergency

    Michael R. Strain calls for urgent action to make up for pandemic learning loss in light of dismal new test scores.
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    God Save the Pound?

    Andrés Velasco explains why sterling is plummeting when economic theory says it should be soaring.
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    Preparing for the Long War

    Mark Leonard thinks Europeans should plan for a prolonged conflict despite Ukraine’s recent gains.

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