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Anastasia Edel

Anastasia Edel

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Anastasia Edel is the author of Putin's Playground: Empire, Revolution, and the New Tsar (Callisto Media, 2016).

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  1. A Farewell to Russia
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    A Farewell to Russia

    Feb 22, 2023 Anastasia Edel mourns her loss of national identity and cultural pride one year after the invasion.

  2. Walls of Futility
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    Walls of Futility

    Mar 5, 2019 Anastasia Edel says the fate of the Soviet Union points to the senselessness of President Donald Trump's border-wall plans.

  3. Down with the Czar Putin
    Opposition supporters attend an unauthorized anti-Putin rally OLGA MALTSEVA/AFP/Getty Images

    Down with the Czar Putin

    May 16, 2018 Anastasia Edel thinks the protests in Russia accompanying the president's fourth inauguration foreshadow wider turmoil.

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    Tax the Rich to Save the Planet

    Owen Gaffney argues that reducing economic inequality is the key to strengthening democracy and mitigating climate change.
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    Is Globalization Over?

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. explains why reports of the death of humanity's interdependence are greatly exaggerated.
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    Putin and Trump in the Dock?

    Jack Goldsmith explains the risks associated with pursuing criminal prosecutions against high-profile political figures.
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    The Great Revision

    Joschka Fischer examines the broader geopolitical restructuring that was triggered by Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine.
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    Why Inflation Persists

    Lars P. Feld

    What "Team Transitory" has missed in the inflation debate is that inflation tends to become persistent because of second-round effects. Not only have producer prices risen over the past year or so, but they also have not yet been fully passed through the value chain.

    navigates the complex array of factors that give rise to one of the biggest problems in macroeconomics.
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    Wanted: Vladimir Putin

    Antara Haldar explains why the International Criminal Court’s indictment is more than just a symbolic victory.
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    Here We Go Again?

    Fifteen years after the collapse of the US investment bank Lehman Brothers triggered a devastating global financial crisis, the banking system is in trouble again. Central bankers and financial regulators each seem to bear some of the blame for the recent tumult, but there is significant disagreement over how much – and what, if anything, can be done to avoid a deeper crisis.

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    The Coming Doom Loop

    Nouriel Roubini warns that liquidity support will not be enough to prevent a deeper financial crisis and economic downturn.
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    Crises of Uncertainty

    Harold James fears the consequences of policymakers’ continual revision of economic and financial governance rules.

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