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  1. Ma Jian
    Ma Jian

    Writing for PS since 2005
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    Ma Jian is the author of the novels Beijing Coma, The Noodle-Maker, and The Dark Road. He is currently a visiting fellow at the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in Berlin.

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    The Fastest Way Out of the Pandemic

    Seth Berkley, et al.

    During the 2009 swine flu pandemic, a few countries cornered the vaccine market, leaving the vast majority of the global population with no vaccine at all until the outbreak was effectively over. This scenario must be avoided at all costs during the current crisis – and, thanks to the COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access Facility, it can be.

    argue that the COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access Facility is the key to overcoming the coronavirus.
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    G20, Heal Thyself

    Jeffrey D. Sachs

    As the world’s largest economies, the G20’s members have one overriding responsibility at their finance ministers' upcoming meeting: to agree on actions to suppress the pandemic. Ensuring effective public-health measures is today’s essential economic policy.

    urges the finance ministers meeting this week to focus on policies needed to suppress the pandemic.
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    NATO Is Dying

    Ana Palacio views the recent naval row between France and Turkey as yet another harbinger of the Alliance's doom.

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