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Anne-Marie Slaughter

Anne-Marie Slaughter

Writing for PS since 2006
97 commentaries
1 videos & podcasts

Anne-Marie Slaughter, a former director of policy planning in the US State Department, is CEO of the think tank New America, Professor Emerita of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University, and the author of Renewal: From Crisis to Transformation in Our Lives, Work, and Politics (Princeton University Press, 2021).

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  1. Who Is Part of the Free World?
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    Who Is Part of the Free World?

    Jan 26, 2023 Anne-Marie Slaughter urges US President Joe Biden to abandon a phrase that is better left in the twentieth century.

  2. Defending Democracies’ Information Infrastructure
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    Defending Democracies’ Information Infrastructure

    Nov 15, 2022 Anne-Marie Slaughter & Ben Scott propose a set of media reforms intended to restore citizens’ connection to a shared basis of facts.

  3. No Security Without Climate Security
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    No Security Without Climate Security

    Sep 30, 2022 Anne-Marie Slaughter explains why US policymakers need to focus more closely on global warming as an existential threat.

  4. The Golden Arches Go to War
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    The Golden Arches Go to War

    Jul 20, 2022 Anne-Marie Slaughter & Ian Shapiro show why Russia’s invasion of Ukraine does not diminish the importance of interconnectedness to world peace.

  5. A Better Year for Democracy?
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    A Better Year for Democracy?

    Jun 22, 2022 Timothy Garton Ash, Michael Ignatieff, Kati Marton, Nanjala Nyabola, Anne-Marie Slaughter agree or disagree with the idea that liberal democratic principles and institutions will fare well in 2022.

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    The New European Frontier

    Giulio Boccaletti

    Given this summer's climate-driven disasters, one might think that the European political system would be devising comprehensive adaptation plans. But, despite some steps in the right direction, Europeans are only just waking up to the constitutional implications of a changing physical environment.

    thinks a changing climate will force the European Union finally to embrace its political nature.
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    The Poverty of Anti-Capitalism

    Harold James considers recent arguments against markets, globalization, and growth, finding them to be deeply flawed.
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    How Not to Fight Inflation

    Joseph E. Stiglitz sees little upside and much downside to further monetary-policy tightening by the US Federal Reserve.
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    Who Is Part of the Free World?

    Anne-Marie Slaughter urges US President Joe Biden to abandon a phrase that is better left in the twentieth century.
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    Realism About Techno-Optimism

    Gernot Wagner laments that public debate about climate solutions is long on political grandstanding and short on nuance.
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    PS Commentators Respond: Could the “Chinese Century” Belong to India?

    From demographics to trade to GDP growth, China is currently struggling precisely where India seems to be thriving. At a time when the global economy’s center of gravity is shifting to Asia, we asked PS commentators whether India’s rising star will soon outshine China’s.

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    Why Industrial Policy Is Back

    Ricardo Hausmann explains why economic theory has finally begun to catch up with centuries of economic practice.
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    Patriots in Name Only

    Richard K. Sherwin considers the implications of the Republican Party's challenge to the state's power to make and enforce law.
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    Assassinated Are the Peacemakers?

    Nina L. Khrushcheva highlights the grave risks that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky would incur by negotiating with Russia.

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