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    Where Will the AI Super Cycle Lead?

    Dambisa Moyo considers the implications of the technology for capital, labor, productivity, and public policy.
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    AI-Augmented Disinformation Is NATO’s New Battlefield

    Ylli Bajraktari highlights the urgent threat that cognitive warfare poses to the international rules-based order.
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    Through this initiative, Project Syndicate – in partnership with 2040 World – provides a platform for experts, leading thinkers, and innovators to create a truly global dialogue to address the most pressing technology issues. AI Revolutions consists of two components – its eponymous commentary series and a number of summits bringing experts together at key moments throughout the year.

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    The Digital Economy’s Growing Time Tax

    Diane Coyle explains why, instead of simplifying daily life, technological innovation is making it more burdensome.
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    Embracing the AI-Energy-Climate Nexus

    Sultan Al Jaber touts the enormous potential of the emerging technology for reducing emissions.
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    Encouraging Work Is the Right Policy Response to AI

    Michael R. Strain explains why the advent of highly capable machines cannot deliver human flourishing.
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    Harnessing AI for the Common Good

    Lenny Mendonca urges policymakers to play a more active role in shaping the future of emerging technologies.
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    Can AI Foster a Global Consciousness?

    Jamie Metzl explains how the technology could help people incorporate a collective purpose into their traditional beliefs.
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    The High Cost of GPT-4o

    Angela Huyue Zhang & S. Alex Yang warn that OpenAI's new multimodal AI tool is designed to gobble up user data, much of which is copyrighted.

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    The King of the Americans

    Steve Pincus observes that the US Supreme Court has given the president powers denied to English monarchs since James II.
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    Will Trump Benefit from the Attempt on His Life?

    Shang-Jin Wei

    Taiwan’s experience suggests that the attempted assassination of former US President Donald Trump may provide him with enough sympathy votes to return to the White House. Barring a dramatic shift, such as President Joe Biden being replaced by a more dynamic nominee, the prospects for a Democratic victory appear dim.

    draws parallels between the attack on Trump and the incident that swayed the 2004 Taiwanese election.
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    Fighting Climate Change Requires a Different Mindset

    Sonia Guajajara thinks the rest of the world can learn a lot from how indigenous peoples relate to nature.
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    The Supreme Court Just Sabotaged the US Economy

    Kenneth Jacobs considers the implications of a decision that will hobble federal rulemaking and unleash a wave of litigation.
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    Gen Z’s Growing Consumer Power

    Wolfgang Fengler explains how the generation’s enormous economic potential will unfold over the next two decades.
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    Why Is China’s Consumption Rate So Low?

    Zhang Jun thinks Chinese households are spending more than official data indicate, but that more support is needed.
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    South Korea Is Caught in the Crossfire of the US-China Trade War

    Anne O. Krueger warns that America’s recent policy shifts could jeopardize a critical strategic alliance in East Asia.
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    What to Do About the Taliban’s Gender Apartheid

    Gordon Brown proposes how international pressure can be brought to bear to reverse the regime's ban on girls' education.
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    What Labour Needs to Succeed

    Mariana Mazzucato & Sarah Doyle share lessons from other countries about how to implement an effective industrial strategy.

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