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    Globalizing the Fight Against the Pandemic

    Carlos Alvarado Quesada & Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

    As a global problem that will remain a threat everywhere as long as it is still present anywhere, the novel coronavirus demands a collective and collaborative response. With a new COVID-19 Technology Access Pool to share data and intellectual property, all countries and companies now have a chance to become a part of the solution.

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    China’s Hong Kong Gamble

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    1. Ian Buruma Ian Buruma ,
    2. Brahma Chellaney Brahma Chellaney ,
    3. Chris Patten Chris Patten ,
    4. Minxin Pei Minxin Pei

    The Chinese government’s decision to impose a draconian new security law on the city has sparked a fresh wave of local protests and triggered hostile reactions around the world. The measure will have dramatic consequences for Hong Kong and its people – but potentially for China’s communist regime, too.

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    The Art of AI

    Project Syndicate interviews

    As the world enters a new decade, research and development into artificial intelligence is barreling forward. Although popular narratives tend to focus on the threats posed by AI, the truth is that many of the technology's dangers have been overhyped, and its promises neglected.

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    PS on Sunday

    A selection of essential PS content from the past seven days, giving you the information and insights you need as you prepare to start the new week.

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The Art of AI

Project Syndicate interviews

As the world enters a new decade, research and development into artificial intelligence is barreling forward. Although popular narratives tend to focus on the threats posed by AI, the truth is that many of the technology's dangers have been overhyped, and its promises neglected.

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Hong Kong protests Ivan Abreu/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

China’s Hong Kong Gamble

Featured in this Big Picture
  1. Ian Buruma Ian Buruma ,
  2. Brahma Chellaney Brahma Chellaney ,
  3. Chris Patten Chris Patten ,
  4. Minxin Pei Minxin Pei

The Chinese government’s decision to impose a draconian new security law on the city has sparked a fresh wave of local protests and triggered hostile reactions around the world. The measure will have dramatic consequences for Hong Kong and its people – but potentially for China’s communist regime, too.

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The Euro’s German Question

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  1. Willem H. Buiter,
  2. Marcel Fratzscher,
  3. Daniel Gros,
  4. Hans-Helmut Kotz,
  5. Katharina Pistor,
  6. Hans-Werner Sinn

With a controversial recent ruling, Germany’s Federal Constitutional Court has intensified its long-standing conflict with the European Central Bank. Does the court’s judgment represent an existential threat to the eurozone, or is it the wake-up call that Europe needs?

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Renewing Europe

Mar 4, 2019 Emmanuel Macron

To commemorate its founding 25 years ago, PS is republishing a selection of commentaries written since 1994. 

In the following commentary, Emmanuel Macron called on EU citizens to focus on three goals ahead of the critical European Parliament election in May 2019.

Comments From: Chris Patten, Diane Coyle, Clemens Fuest, Stefan Gerlach, Anatole Kaletsky, Christopher Smart, Ana Palacio, Mark Leonard, Edoardo Campanella, Lucrezia Reichlin, Daniel Gros, Éloi Laurent, Jacek Rostowski, Helmut Anheier, Erik Berglöf, Carl Bildt, Gene Frieda.

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