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Amartya Sen

Amartya Sen

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Amartya Sen is a Nobel Prize-winning economist.

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  1. bildt81_ Alexander RyuminTASS via Getty Images_northern sea route Alexander Ryumin/TASS via Getty Images

    The Arctic Comes in from the Cold

    Carl Bildt The more that global warming reduces the ice cover in the Arctic, the greater the need there will be for multilateral arrangements to govern trade, resource extraction, and other issues across the region. Without forward-looking cooperation, a zero-sum scramble will ensue, leaving everyone worse off.  explains what is at stake as global warming opens up the region to more shipping and other human activities.
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  2. mazzucato19_EDDIE MULHOLLANDPOOLAFP via Getty Images_boris johnson covid Eddie Mulholland/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

    Boris Johnson’s Failed COVID-19 Launch

    Mariana Mazzucato & Anthony Costello UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has embraced mission-oriented governance in letter but not in spirit. Far from empowering the state to serve the public interest, his plan for a COVID-19 testing "moonshot" threatens to weaken further the capacity of the public-health sector.  view the UK prime minister's plan for a testing "moonshot" as an appropriate ambition gone badly awry.

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