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Alex Soros

Alex Soros

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Alexander Soros is a deputy chairman of the Open Society Foundations. 

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  1. A Biden Victory Could Reset Transatlantic Relations
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    A Biden Victory Could Reset Transatlantic Relations

    Jul 3, 2020 Alex Soros rebuts claims that a Democratic administration in the United States would mean more of the same for Europe.

  2. The Spirit of Milan
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    The Spirit of Milan

    Mar 31, 2020 Alex Soros sees in the city's plight a chance for Europe to save itself – and a growing risk that it won't.

  3. Colombia’s Libraries of Peace
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    Colombia’s Libraries of Peace

    Jun 27, 2017 Alex Soros & Patrick Weil praise President Juan Manuel Santos's use of pop-up libraries to re-integrate former militants.

  4. The Killing Forests
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    The Killing Forests

    Nov 17, 2014 Alex Soros urges Peru's government to curb deforestation by upholding indigenous people's land rights.

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    A Global Cash-Transfer Fund Could End Extreme Poverty

    Cina Lawson & Rory Stewart show that the conditions are ripe for deploying lump-sum payments to the world’s poorest people.
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    The Drums of US-China Cyber War

    Stephen S. Roach worries that irrational Sinophobia has become America's new bipartisan political orthodoxy.
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    Japan as Number Four

    Takatoshi Ito hopes the news that the economy has slipped from third place globally will serve as a wake-up call.
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    The Financial March to War

    Harold James explains how currency wars and speculation could feature in today’s great-power conflicts.
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    A Stablecoin Pilot in China?

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng see an opportunity in Hong Kong’s efforts to establish a regulatory regime for issuers of the cryptoasset.
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    The War for the West

    Ivan Krastev interviewed by Sławomir Sierakowski

    Although the events of the last two years amount to a clear strategic failure for Russian President Vladimir Putin, it is equally clear that the West became overly confident after Ukraine's battlefield successes in 2022. Now, a strategic re-calibration may be in order.

    about the conflict in Ukraine and the challenges facing Western democracies in a changing world.
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    An Antidote to the Polarization Poison

    Ngaire Woods suggests how policymakers can foster a sense of solidarity among people of different political creeds.
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    How America’s CHIPS Act Hurts Taiwan

    Chang-Tai Hsieh, et al. worry that US inducements are luring the world’s top semiconductor manufacturer down a dead end.
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    Will the US Economy Drive Global Growth this Year?

    Mohamed A. El-Erian

    Despite rosy forecasts, the US economy faces powerful headwinds that call into question its ability to serve as the world’s main growth driver. These challenges are compounded by domestic and geopolitical uncertainties that have not been reflected in market valuations and economic assessments.

    explains why economists and investors are far too optimistic about America’s near-term prospects.

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