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Putin's War on Ukraine

Putin’s War on Ukraine

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  1. bildt115_VLADIMIR SMIRNOVPOOLAFP via Getty Images_putinkimjongun Vladimir Smirnov/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

    The Axis of Outcasts

    Carl Bildt worries about the implications of desperate global pariah states finding common cause.
  2. patten157_ANTHONY WALLACEAFP via Getty Images_jimmylai Anthony Wallace/AFP via Getty Images

    A Smidgen of Hope

    Chris Patten highlights the crucial role of free speech in ensuring citizens' well-being in open societies.
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    The US Must Not Personally Humiliate Putin

    Keren Yarhi-Milo argues that American officials need to scale up military support for Ukraine and refrain from name-calling.
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    The Strongest Army in Europe?

    Sławomir Sierakowski thinks the Polish government has prioritized procurement over meaningful defense preparation.
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    Putin’s History Lessons

    Nina L. Khrushcheva sees parallels between the Kremlin’s revanchist agenda and Soviet attempts to rewrite the past.
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    The Russia Sanctions Are Working

    Sergei Guriev examines the country's rapidly deteriorating fiscal outlook in the wake of the ruble's latest tumble.
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    Sympathy for the Oligarch

    Konstantin Sonin laments the sanctioning of two pioneers of Russia’s market economy, Petr Aven and Mikhail Fridman.
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    The Myth of Global Grain Shortages

    Jayati Ghosh argues that efforts to support Ukrainian wheat exports primarily serve the interests of agribusiness giants.
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    Fixing Global Governance

    Gordon Brown explains how to make the G20 and the Bretton Woods institutions fit for purpose once again.
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    The EU Needs Fiscal Union

    Lucrezia Reichlin laments the pro-cyclical bent of the European Commission’s proposed reforms to fiscal rules.
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    The Roots of the Global Water Crisis

    Joshua Castellino explains why overhauling the current economic paradigm is crucial for preserving Earth’s natural systems.
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    The Electric Vehicle Revolution Comes for German Industry

    Dalia Marin explains how Europe can reverse engineer China’s approach to industrial policy.
  5. qian31_Kevin FrayerGetty Images_china unemployment Kevin Frayer/Getty Images

    Is Chinese Youth Unemployment As Bad As It Looks?

    Nancy Qian

    China’s exceptional growth in recent decades has influenced the education and career choices of young people and their families. But now that high-skilled jobs are drying up and recent graduates are struggling to find work, there is a growing mismatch between expectations and new realities.

    argues that the rise in joblessness among young people does not spell economic apocalypse for China.
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    Auto Strikes and Climate Change

    Mariana Mazzucato & Damon Silvers explain why the transition to a net-zero economy cannot happen without worker empowerment.
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    The New World Disorder

    Richard Haass highlights the growing threat to international stability and calls for effective cooperation.
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    Latin America’s Growth Conundrum

    Arminio Fraga, et al.

    Since 1960, only a few countries in Latin America have narrowed the gap between their per capita income and that of the United States, while most of the region has lagged far behind. Making up for lost ground will require a coordinated effort, involving both technocratic tinkering and bold political leadership.

    explain what it will take finally to achieve economic convergence with advanced economies.
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    We Need to Talk About Bank Supervision

    Howard Davies thinks the renewed debate over commercial bank capital requirements largely misses the point.

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